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Hettie Van Zyl

»She cried«

Dec 22, 2011

He picked her up this morning / a tear was in her eye. / Without hearden her futhermore / he simply asked her why she cried. / / He did not expect her answer / when she started to say, / "I have loved you / long before this day" / / He put his arms around her / and kissed her sweet face / telling her he was…  sign in to read more »


»In The Eyes Of A Child«

Dec 15, 2011

Through the eyes of a child you can read his heart, / if it is happy and free, or is it broken apart / The way that he looks at you, you can read whats in his mind, / thoughts of pleasure and beauty, or of words so unkind. / / A cold teardrop from his eyes is so precious to him. / It shows the hurtful…  sign in to read more »


»Flames«

Oct 8, 2009

I look through the flames of life / see you standing there / look at me, wave at me, / with your great big lovely smile, / blowing in the wind, / your corn coullerd yellow hair. / / But stumbling on lifes / hard facts rocks rolling in my way, / to not get through / the flames of life / it blocks my thoughts…  sign in to read more »


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