Treasure Island

Emmanuel George Cefai

(12th March 1955 / Victoria, Gozo)

How thick the veil this night – this summer night


How thick the veil this night – this summer night
The long thick veil of Night!
How wander we
Down steps and down
The eerie city streets – at night all desolate
And our paces echo and re-bound
Into the shrine of sacred silence
Into the night of dark they fade
And fade.

And as
We go down
And by the sea
We saw the moon
The languid moon
Leap in to sea!

What suicide!

Submitted: Sunday, October 09, 2011
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