Treasure Island

Emmanuel George Cefai

(12th March 1955 / Victoria, Gozo)

Around


Around
Around
The incense sound!

The coffin white
Of brain the scythe
Of chill the blight!

But of all woes
Age pales the face
Makes the heart throes

Submitted: Thursday, August 14, 2014

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