Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

Poems of Gert Strydom

381. Awaiting execution (in answer to Dikobe wa Mogale) 3/15/2011
382. Awakening 11/10/2011
383. Awakening [3] 1/28/2013
384. Awakening storm 8/17/2010
385. Away into the wide world 3/23/2010
386. Axis 11/28/2010
387. Babylon 10/28/2009
388. Ballade of the entrepreneur 1/6/2011
389. Ballade of the guard commander 1/6/2011
390. Ballade Of The Headless Man 9/29/2011
391. Ballade of the hours of darkness -new- 7/10/2014
392. Ballade of the hours of night 11/28/2012
393. Ballade of the Rose 9/30/2009
394. Banished 5/17/2010
395. Baptism of fire (in answer to Dikobe wa Mogale) 3/15/2011
396. Barn owl 9/23/2010
397. Bars 10/6/2010
398. Basic training out of the eyes of a trooper 10/25/2009
399. Battle at the Lomba River 6/10/2010
400. Be Merciful, My God 2/20/2012

On a Sunday

(after Jules Laforgue)

The rain is sifting down for days now,
how depressing, the rain is, lover.

On the sea there’s no ship to be seen,
only the grey sky and sea not even a bird.

At dusk no couples are passing,

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