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Endless Night

Broken heart and tears upon my hollow cheek
The whisper of night through the swaying trees
Alone I weep amongst the deepened shadows
Life long regret has driven me to my knees

What weight bears my tattered and empty soul?
Was there not a single act thought a favored deed?
My memories hold me bound and frozen here
Lost and stunned - no will, care, or even need

I remember well those who held my love besieged
With kindness gave and I heartless on every turn deny
Who will speak my witness in this darkened place?
For their true and faultless love what, pray, gave I?

How long have I been this worn and dreadful state?
When did I last see the rising sun’s cheerful light?
I will not allow such joy to shine upon my face
Only here the morning fades to an endless night

So pale ill was I upon my sweat drenched bed
My soul darkened by every vain and cruel misstep
In Hell my sickened dreams did nightly cast me
For I could nary deem life’s purpose as of yet

One night upon my pillow I heard deaths rattle clear
So frightened was my faithless mind that I ran away
Lest the Holy Reeve, I would gainsay, should call me
To make account and hear the guileful tales to lay

For those wary living souls in this very house reside
A moan and creak upon the stairs by moonless night
‘Tis the make of dread that binds me to this cursed world
A coward’s ghost sore afraid of heavens goodly light




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Why is doing what you love the hardest thing to do? Is it because failing what you thought defined you would be too devastating a thing from which to recover? If so, we stay where mere accident has left us.


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The following comments are for "Endless Night"
by jonpenny

endless night
Thank you for the grand number.

( Posted by: jonpenny [Member] On: May 23, 2009 )

forced to reflect
found myself wondering if you were reading my mind but found good words for my murky thoughts

( Posted by: Tamir [Member] On: May 27, 2009 )

@Tamir
Forgive me for not rsponding I missed your comment. I trust brighter thoughts prevailed.
Bless you.

( Posted by: jonpenny [Member] On: June 30, 2009 )

2 sunshineangel
I'm so sorry I missed the grand rating. Thank you!

( Posted by: jonpenny [Member] On: October 31, 2009 )





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