Emmanuel George Cefai

Silver Star - 3,235 Points (12th March 1955 / Victoria, Gozo)

Sweet The Volcano


Sweet the volcano
Sleeps
From
Whole centuries.

Ah! long, long
It flamed
Flamed so often
Red lava stained
The red soils more
Red
More fertile

So let our life be
So our heart be
The blood stains red
And the more
Red
It stains
The more red
It be.

Submitted: Monday, April 21, 2014
Edited: Monday, April 21, 2014

Topic of this poem: sleep


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