Gert Strydom

(03 April 1964 / Johannesburg, South Africa)

We know violets are blue (cavatina)


We know violets are blue, roses are red,
carnations too
some hollyhocks are pink and indistinct
I do love you,
unlike flowers words sometimes do fail me,
with feelings true
yet something reaches out to your centre-core
changing us more and more as we adore.

Submitted: Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 30, 2013
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