Emmanuel George Cefai

Gold Star - 28,402 Points (12th March 1955 / Victoria, Gozo)

Light - Poem by Emmanuel George Cefai

‘Light! Light!
Shouted the multitude
Look at the mountain
Expected the thunder.

‘Light! Light! ’

Tottering a ball of fire
Rapid down a
Mountain gorge
Yet no thunder.

Their prayers the multitude
To lament the multitude

The Light in the Heavens
That be Light of all Lights
It spoke suddenly:
Disperse multitude
For the heavens be not pleased
The heavens will to be rain fire
Not thunder
And dispersed all lamenting
The multitude

Topic(s) of this poem: death, light

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, August 29, 2015

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