Through The Air I Saw That

Through the air I saw that
The birth-cord was cut: the children
Asserted their independence early.
No coup they needed, bloody or not.
But needed only to assert themselves.
So long I said: I assert, you must
Assert.

by Emmanuel George Cefai

Comments (6)

Beautiful poem. heart touching!
Excellent poetry! Well worth a full 10
Nice work with the muse of life around you.
Very difficult to digest the situation in Lebanon!
Superb..............Well written poem.
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