Learn More

Gert Strydom

Rookie - 860 Points (03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

I am not the person


I am not the person
that You have destined me to be
and eagerly I want to walk on the right way,
do and say the right things
but before I can find myself
I do fail You my God
and then I wonder where to start again?

Submitted: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Topic(s): God


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (I am not the person by Gert Strydom )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie - 162 Points Anand Brown (4/30/2014 1:40:00 AM)

    Evocative poem and engaging. Good narrative quality and an honest write. When I saw the surname Strydom, I knew that you had to be South-African. Dit is mos net in Suid-Afrika waar n mens Strydom's kry. Pragtige gedig, het dit baie geniet. (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. WHO'LL TAKE THE MARK?, Michael P. Johnson
  2. जिउनि दाइरियाव,2011, Ronjoy Brahma
  3. DESIGNED BY GOD, Subbaraman N V
  4. I am a spoil, Naveed Khalid
  5. Nursery rhyme - Dynosaur, S.D. TIWARI
  6. The darkness, Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  7. Beautiful Soup, Lewis Carroll
  8. Afternoon in School The Last Lesson, David Herbert Lawrence
  9. The Nature of Sorrow, Karan Patade
  10. Ms. butterfly, Kenneth Maswabi

Poem of the Day

poet Christopher Marlowe

Black is the beauty of the brightest day,
The golden belle of heaven's eternal fire,
That danced with glory on the silver waves,
Now wants the fuel that inflamed his beams:
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. November, Thomas Hood
  7. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  8. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  9. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  10. The Innkeeper’s Wife, Clive Sansom

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]