Emmanuel George Cefai

Freshman - 2,361 Points (12th March 1955 / Victoria, Gozo)

From town to town

From town to town
In his heart
He feels the pain
Of a heart attack
Approaching its
Tenth year.

He gathers up
In pain
And roams
From town to town
Like to a beggar
He begs the universities
To give him just one lecture
To all the students

Once gathered
There was just silence
The Intellectual spoke
The short fat man of flesh
A giant in the heart
Colossus in the brain
Colossus relative.

The lecture finished
After the usual
Ovation standing
The Intellectual
Humbly disappears
To the next universities
And lectures
Prepares his way.

Prepares a web of links
Himself to all Earth
All that he has
He shares

Humans hear.
Time will come
When in awe
Will but utter his name.

Submitted: Thursday, June 19, 2014

Topic of this poem: human nature

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