Treasure Island

Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

As A Mere Child


As a mere child I played the marigold game
and pulled off and did divide
the yellow leave one after the other
but now that I have got you
I do not want to determine your love like this.

Everything in life I want to share with you,
I cannot and do not want to forget you
and what does flowers know about true love?

Submitted: Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, December 03, 2013

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