Emmanuel George Cefai

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

The Sacred Verses Of The Prophet-Seer - Poem by Emmanuel George Cefai

The sacred verses of the prophet-seer
Hide in their garbs the symbols of his lust
His failings so to say if so can they
Be called: the desperate call
And bite of the despairing bird;
The lull of lazy afternoons;
The glory of the mid-day sun in red;
The orange of declining sun
Falling despondently into the frowning seas;
The wind, the air, the waters, the fire,
The sacred verses of the prophet seer
In them encapsulate: in their lines
And words the seed
Of hope from the despondent cry
From the pain and paralysis
The Poet-Seer suffered in the nursing-home:
The strange and raw verses cry and weep
Like to a bleeding heart in the nursing home.


Comments about The Sacred Verses Of The Prophet-Seer by Emmanuel George Cefai

There is no comment submitted by members..

Pablo Neruda

If You Forget Me



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?



Poem Submitted: Monday, October 3, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, October 4, 2011


[Report Error]