Emmanuel George Cefai

(12th March 1955 / Victoria, Gozo)

How sick the plaintive violin


how sick the plaintive violin
even more so when long long-drawn
its drawl how plaintive is, how sick:
even when less slow it is drawn
the plaintive notes still flow, still sick
and in the night, the long dark night
still plays the plaintive violin.

Submitted: Sunday, October 09, 2011

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