Emmanuel George Cefai

Gold Star - 31,558 Points (12th March 1955 / Victoria, Gozo)

Uninspired - Poem by Emmanuel George Cefai

my Monsignor you do not write verse
that way
That will not come
That will not do.

the verses echo
and I wake in terror
so many nights

so many unfortunate days
I lived

so many unfortunate ways
through slime and
drudgery I swam

my heart is pierced
my heart be broken
blood be exhausted
water trickles out
and the last tongue of
verse and poesy.

And that last tongue is
the heart-beautiful verse and

Topic(s) of this poem: grief , muse

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 16, 2015

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