Emmanuel George Cefai

Gold Star - 35,573 Points (12th March 1955 / Victoria, Gozo)

How Long - Poem by Emmanuel George Cefai

How long
How long
Will the beauty of the violet
Last?

How long
How long
Will the sinews
Of youthful men
Be strong?

How long
How long
Will muscle turn
As man’s
When he reached out
To God
And God
Reached out
To man
In Michelangelo?


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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 3, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, October 4, 2011


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