Emmanuel George Cefai

Gold Star - 8,149 Points (12th March 1955 / Victoria, Gozo)

The Night Of Being Called Early - Poem by Emmanuel George Cefai

The night of being called early
complained

complained to the red dusk

Yet dusk, red dusk said:
'I that have yielded part of my
short reign to you; you should
be thankful for it to me too.'

then Night replied:
'my reign is long anyway
and to summon me so early in the day
is a rude waking to me always'

At which the dusk redder grew
than poppies drenched with blood
in Flanders fields.

Listen to this poem:

Comments about The Night Of Being Called Early by Emmanuel George Cefai

There is no comment submitted by members..



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, October 24, 2013


[Hata Bildir]