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Emmanuel George Cefai

Freshman - 2,311 Points (12th March 1955 / Victoria, Gozo)

Passing by At red of sunset


Passing by
At red of sunset
I
Asked the bending flower:
‘Why flower of such beauty,
Such beauty bends and fades
When in the skies so other beauty be? ’
To which
Replied the bending flower
At red of sunset:
‘Ah! we of beauty handmaidens fade
For other beauty to make way and change’

Submitted: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Edited: Thursday, April 24, 2014

Topic of this poem: sunset


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