Gert Strydom

Freshman - 1,209 Points (03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

Outside The Rain Sieves Down All Of This Winter


and while you are slumbering the wild wind jerk,
doves flutter up suddenly on the garden bench
but you are snug and safe like a child.
Where the bougainvillea reach out against the window,
a small birds tries to find its nest
and stretched out your arm is supple and slender.

Submitted: Thursday, May 08, 2014
Edited: Thursday, May 08, 2014

Topic of this poem: love


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