Gert Strydom

Gold Star - 26,670 Points (03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

He Said That Everyone Will Have A House - Poem by Gert Strydom

(after Ena Murray)

He said that everyone will have a house
who believe in Him and in His words
and keenly I want to live in a place,
even if I stumble in my inability.
A place where it's always summer,
where a garden stretches out for hectares,
where all of my animals, now missing to death,
will move in with me,
where one day I would pick
rose on rose or any other flower
and even if at times you blush,
I would embrace you nurturing
and still I wonder
if I would also admire you there?

[Reference: "Roosknop vir ‘n engel" ("Rosebud for an angel") by Ena Murray.]

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 5, 2012

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