Emmanuel George Cefai

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

Winter brings tempests hoar and frost and ire


Winter brings tempests hoar and frost and ire
Amidst the white-frothed waves in tempests loud
And on the bough most distant from the cold
The owl shelters her ruffled feathers from the frost.
The wild loud wind how it churns the lake’s calm
And prints its bosom with echoing waves
That frenzied leap and go as in a trance:
And when the night its silence deems to wave
With its gold scepter lo! The thunder-bolt
Of the lightning is heard, the flash, the cold
And roars o’er dale and field its sound to town.
Yet this is nothing to the storms that roar
Within my breast my lover’s breast all hoar.

Ah! Love, love, love

Submitted: Sunday, October 09, 2011

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Form:


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?

Comments about this poem (Winter brings tempests hoar and frost and ire by Emmanuel George Cefai )

There is no comment submitted by members..

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Pelorus Jack and his Knack, Stephen Katona
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  4. If, Rudyard Kipling
  5. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  6. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  7. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  8. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  9. Tonight I can write the saddest lines, Pablo Neruda
  10. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
[Hata Bildir]