Gert Strydom

Gold Star - 18,435 Points (03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

Maybe 2 - Poem by Gert Strydom

Maybe I will never have any children
and your children that I regard as my own
who constantly demolish me with their words
and try to overwhelm my life with violence and force
may stop and maybe you will lie against me
to procreate a new life during this pregnant night
or maybe I will have to wait forever
on small bare feet to totter
or maybe between the white and black
I will have to hope constantly on conversion
and keep looking for grey arias in the depths of my heart
as maybe things will change with the passing of time

or maybe I do need only to write these words down
and have got to forget of a child with eyes and a body.

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Form: Sonnet


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, November 11, 2015



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