Emmanuel George Cefai

Gold Star - 23,533 Points (12th March 1955 / Victoria, Gozo)

Candles - Poem by Emmanuel George Cefai

I saw
candles, candles, candles:

I saw the mask
of up-lying face
I saw the mask
and I felt the cold

on the wood
the coffin lay
and the mask lay
and said I;
Speak! Speak Poet Seer!
Speak!
Arise!
For me at least, arise!

No
he spoke not, nor arose


And I still
saw the mask
of the up-lying face
I saw the mask
and I felt the cold

Topic(s) of this poem: grief , light, muse


Comments about Candles by Emmanuel George Cefai

  • Anil Kumar Panda (11/16/2015 9:38:00 AM)


    Can feel the pain in the lines. A must read. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 16, 2015



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