Treasure Island

Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

Poems of Gert Strydom

381. At times you are my all in all (Hymnal Octave) 8/22/2012
382. At times you do astound me (in answer to Fanie Olivier) 7/3/2013
383. At Toni’s 10/12/2009
384. Attempted suicide 9/17/2010
385. Aubade 1/14/2013
386. August 1968 10/26/2009
387. Auntie’s curse 8/30/2010
388. Autumn (In Reply To Archibald Macleish) 3/6/2012
389. Autumn Evening 6/6/2014
390. Awaiting execution (in answer to Dikobe wa Mogale) 3/15/2011
391. Awakening 11/10/2011
392. Awakening [3] 1/28/2013
393. Awakening storm 8/17/2010
394. Away into the wide world 3/23/2010
395. Axis 11/28/2010
396. Babylon 10/28/2009
397. Ballade of the entrepreneur 1/6/2011
398. Ballade of the guard commander 1/6/2011
399. Ballade Of The Headless Man 9/29/2011
400. Ballade of the hours of darkness 7/10/2014

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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