Treasure Island

Emmanuel George Cefai

(12th March 1955 / Victoria, Gozo)

In the long night


In the long night
The long, long night
How bright
The light of passion shines!

The summer heat
How obstinate
It is:
Yet in the night
The long, long night
How bright
The light of passion shines!

And winter frost
And neighing wind
Behind the window panes
And doors:
And the shrill call
Of nightingales
In Spring:
No difference will make:
For
In the long, long night
How bright
The light of passion shines!

Submitted: Monday, October 03, 2011

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