Margaret Alice Second

Gold Star - 16,742 Points (24 January 1961 / South Africa)

Shine Like The Sun (Revised) - Poem by Margaret Alice Second

Rearranged the white sitting room – proud of how
yellow flowers lift drabness it was clothed in as the
sun ebbs to its lowest on the horizon, a zenith which
brings such weak light the shady side of the world

looks like a black and white painting. Brought home
more flowers, placed in the corner where my white
lamp stands sentinel, saved from starkness of police
grilling by beads, spider-web festooned strings of

glistening pearl dewdrops. On a chair adorned with
its fabric lion rampant is my hat hung with a purple
scarf – then the coup de grace – silver curlicues on
transparent material placed on the armrests of

the couch – effect is total obfuscation of winter
sorrows, summer colours shining like the sun!


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19 June 2013

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    May there be a repatriation! ! ! !

    LIVE! ! ! ! !
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 20, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, June 20, 2013


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