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David Carolissen Poems

  • Graduating From Childhood
    I realized with trepidation
    that you fast growing up.
    Soon you, and many of your generation
    will graduate from childhood ...
  • Only Words... My Son
    Yield to love; both a proper self-love
    and a sincere love for others.
    One that will do no harm to you or your neighbor,
    both here and for eternity. ...
  • So We Were Poor...!
    Yes we were poor, what da hell?
    My parents could not read or write
    It was a struggle to finish Matric with candle light.
    When others kids could have their rapports signed ...
  • Kylemore Of Niks
    Generasies wat was, was en wat is sal spoedig ook nie meer wees nie,
    die sterre wat die hemelruim van my tydgenote verlig, word beurtelings uitgedoof.
    Een vir een word die fondasie-leêrs van ons gemeenskap weg geroep,
    stadig maar seker word hulle voorbeeld van nederige diens ...
  • Mandela@waterkloof
    The uniformed steps measured, prepared, rehearsed
    Unlike our hearts, the world …

    The coffin disappointingly small, ...
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Love 3 I Love You 3 Life 3 Pain 3 Childhood 2 Away 2 Hope 2 Respect 2 Physical 2 Beauty 2


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Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey Poem
Isabel
 by Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey

In her body's perfect sweet
Suppleness and languor meet,-
Arms that move like lapsing billows,
Breasts that Love would make his pillows,
Eyes where vision melts in bliss,
Lips that ripen to a kiss.


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