Cricket Sings

The summer
The cricket sings
Whispers all night
For love asks
The Monsignor:
I reply ‘I care not
I ask not
So long as all
Be beauty.'

by Emmanuel George Cefai

Comments (4)

Curse the fools that have rated this gem down to a 6.1 TEN all the way. I shall preserve it for re-telling. And this from a person who prefers dogs,
Truly epic!
certainly one of the longest and cleverest
Is this the greatest of all cat poems? There's one by Cowper, too, about a cat and a goldfish.