Gert Strydom

Gold Star - 19,869 Points (03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

The Autumn Is In The Leaves - Poem by Gert Strydom

The autumn is in the leaves,
in the gestures of people,
when trees are already standing as skeletons,
the autumn is bringing pain
when the winter appears,
the stormy wind blows doors close
with spots of sun splashing down,
stripped trees are in their bark,
lonely I walk in the lane.

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Comments about The Autumn Is In The Leaves by Gert Strydom

  • Wahab Abdul (12/20/2011 12:35:00 PM)


    the image is fantastic, the poem is metapharical, trees, skeleton , storm, door close etc can taken as symbol -oblique -language - (Report) Reply

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  • (12/20/2011 10:21:00 AM)


    A good poem. the poets love for nature is great. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, December 20, 2011


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