Charl JF Cilliers

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

Was There Some Distant Time? - Poem by Charl JF Cilliers

Was there some distant time when truth broke
in our mouths each time we spoke
like the explosive freshness of a grape
rolled first on the tongue to savour its cool, perfect shape?

Topic(s) of this poem: metaphysical

Form: Quatrain


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 27, 2015



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