Charl JF Cilliers

Gold Star - 5,763 Points (25 January 1941 / Cape Town, South Africa)

Snail - For Meritxell - Poem by Charl JF Cilliers

It leaves a moonlit
trail of slime
as it begins its
upward climb.
Like a clipper
straining up the steep
slope of a wave
it slowly creeps.
Up and up the steep
green slope it goes
to suck the rainbow
from the rose.

Topic(s) of this poem: nature

Form: Verse

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 8, 2015

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