Emmanuel George Cefai

(12th March 1955 / Victoria, Gozo)

Flower Of The Wide Open Mouth


Flower of the wide open mouth
Lips red with wine’s hot bout
And smoking mists that the chill rout

O pain and despair is our lot
And anger deep, too deep inflames
Within me all fires of despair.

Winter after winter passed and failure
my sad companion was and trembling
my blood

Submitted: Sunday, February 23, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, February 25, 2014

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