Gert Strydom

Gold Star - 26,948 Points (03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

The Red Arum Lilies - Poem by Gert Strydom

The red arum lilies that I did bring to you
you pressed into the ground at the garden-flat
as if you wanted to forget me
and when we later did marry and live together
you found those flowers again,
did know of a better place for them
and pulled them one after the other out of the ground
and planted them at the palisades in a row.

Topic(s) of this poem: love

Form: Prose Poem

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 8, 2015

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