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Author Name: Freependeriki 2 Comments
Date Added: July 05, 2011 16:07:48 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Type: Free Verse
Category: Philosophy Add To Favorites | Text Only
In Despair
Will you call to me
when the last times fall
and clerics on high thrones of gold
bend with smiles of death
and speak of eternity

Will you look for me
in grottos of cold beatitudes
where heaven's choirs scream
a forlorn dirge of rage
for the innocent ones

Will you speak to me
with words of hard agony
ringing through a death held night
and chimes of wild despair
peal over empty graves

Will you dream of me
when the long battle rages
fear and madness loosed
and spirits march through history
and fields of shattered bones

Will you sing to me
in the dark night of burning
where lost in a morass of blindness
I search the searing flames
for a sign

Will you cry for me
when the cold reaper beckons
and turning to the West I walk
down eternity's endless road
to the stars


Author's Notes:
This is one of two Poems showing two perspectives.....this one sets out som of the negative influences and views, the second Poem takes the opposite standpoint.
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Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on July 8, 2011 06:42:14 AM Report

Thomas... emotions all over the place ... Will You?

 LOve this as well..... In life who go through so much with daily living and sometimes we get lost and need a reaching hand...

This cluthes my heart with emotions I have felt... YOu have this gift of making one think as they read....

Always ~ She Whispers

Comment By: FreeJustin on July 6, 2011 08:37:00 PM Report
This is a powerful write for me, I struggle with feeling like that constantly all the time.

I like this very much, TY


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