Treasure Island

Jacques Sprenkie Mateya

(September / Dennilton)

Snow wedding in jo'burg


No! Radio wedding in Jo'burg on a snowy day

There is a snow in Jo'burg
And there is love in the air
A silent heart to heart conversation in a studio
no one can hear it except lovers
Love have found its place in their hearts
And there is happiness in their faces

Wedding takes years and months to plan
Yours done and planned in three hours
A dress, pastor and flowers
Sending invitation cards didn't happen
People just came, who can remain out
When every body wants to witness the 'Miracle wedding'
Wedding in the radio on snowy day!

Jo'burg stood still and listened
Out there snow is showering the city
City cleaning her eyes to witness.
The city is wearing a white blanket like a bride
In here the bride is wearing a white dress like a snow
And the groom is showing us his white teeth
All is white! This wedding is holy

But weddings take place in halls or private lodges
Yours took place in a radio studio
Decoration on its take three hours

The oaths, vows and pledges in our mist
Vows are flying like birds

Monique and Rui? 'I therefore pronounce you husband and wife'
A couple not single, live together like Dove.
Born as a couple. Couple born like doves

All done, well done Martin and the team
Your show is what grass is, to animals!
All done and well done Jacaranda FM
You are the best and you are still the best
Like a water to a fish

Submitted: Saturday, August 11, 2012
Edited: Monday, August 13, 2012
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  • Chris Blazo (8/15/2012 1:28:00 PM)

    I like the similies you use in this one. I can see that you are a little upset to hear it on the radio? Overall a good write of emotion. (Report) Reply

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