Gert Strydom

Gold Star - 20,251 Points (03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

Van Der Decken (Cavatina) - Poem by Gert Strydom

Quite romantic an ancient ship passes
during twilight
with the setting sun ropes, cords, sails thrum;
the coming night
rushes in with a myriad of stars
and out of sight
a man stand with a fist high against the wind,
to eternity rest he will not find.


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 16, 2012



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