Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

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,

[Hata Bildir]