Emmanuel George Cefai

Gold Star - 28,718 Points (12th March 1955 / Victoria, Gozo)

He Drank - Poem by Emmanuel George Cefai

he drank and drank
and shouted loud: Hurrah!
in his own tongue:
alone he sate and saw and
the sea before him stood and
underneath the rock bound
as a king he felt drinking
the water
till round he saw the fading
sun turning
and the clouds and bay arms
smiled he at first
rose like a child
but failed his feet
and fell
and he moved not
and he drank not

Topic(s) of this poem: life, nature, stars

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 19, 2015

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