Gert Strydom

Veteran Poet - 1,398 Points (03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

Gert Strydom Poems

3781. Be Merciful, My God 2/20/2012
3782. Battle at the Lomba River 6/10/2010
3783. Basic training out of the eyes of a trooper 10/25/2009
3784. Bars 10/6/2010
3785. Barn owl 9/23/2010
3786. Baptism of fire (in answer to Dikobe wa Mogale) 3/15/2011
3787. Banished 5/17/2010
3788. Ballade of the Rose 9/30/2009
3789. Ballade of the hours of night 11/28/2012
3790. Ballade of the hours of darkness 7/10/2014
3791. Ballade Of The Headless Man 9/29/2011
3792. Ballade of the guard commander 1/6/2011
3793. Ballade of the entrepreneur 1/6/2011
3794. Back in the hazy horizon of the ancient beginning 2/4/2015
3795. Babylon 10/28/2009
3796. Axis 11/28/2010
3797. Away into the wide world 3/23/2010
3798. Awakening storm 8/17/2010
3799. Awakening [3] 1/28/2013
3800. Awakening 11/10/2011

No Red Rose

But once bloomed that crimson rose
which could stand with her head held high,
against life's darkest sky.

Just once did that delicate petals spread
and soft lovely fragrance scent,
before she dropped her head.

Just once the blush on your cheek,

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