Treasure Island

Emmanuel George Cefai

(12th March 1955 / Victoria, Gozo)

Processions at night


Processions at night
one after the other
processions at night
ghosts and shrouds in arms
ghosts and shrouds enraged
in the holy rage of incense
processions at night

flambeaux
voices that soar high
laments and groans and
prayers at the same time
flambeaux
voices that soar angry
now high, then higher,
emotions that fly,
processions at night

processions at night
one after the other
processions at night
ghosts and shrouds in arms
ghosts and shrouds enraged
in the holy rage of incense
processions at night

Submitted: Saturday, October 05, 2013
Edited: Monday, October 07, 2013

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