Treasure Island

Emmanuel George Cefai

(12th March 1955 / Victoria, Gozo)

Every Day Now Bears A Red Tragedy


Every day now bears a red
Tragedy
Eyes that weep twilight already
In the day
Flowers that bend their heads already
In the sun’s face
Every day brings a new weeping
Every day bring a new pining
Eyes red, eyes redder, eyes
Redder and redder
Tragedy upon tragedy upon tragedy
That’s all men Amen.

Submitted: Monday, May 26, 2014
Edited: Monday, May 26, 2014

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