Treasure Island

Emmanuel George Cefai

(12th March 1955 / Victoria, Gozo)

A siren sitting was on a rock


A siren sitting was on a rock
Around the dolphins swam
Around the shark swan peacefully:
Around the winds passed quietly
With a darling cool velocity:
And in the dusk the red
Soon turning to darkling red
As blood that was in sky
And in the night the blood
Redness increased
Increased in the enchanted sky.

Submitted: Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 25, 2013
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