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Here lies beautiful Elysium

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Here lies beautiful Elysium

Here lies beautiful Elysium
It shines from your brightest of eyes
Flutters lightly as you blink
And cures my most anguished of cries

Because love is a beautiful idea
Causes all anguish and pain
Removes all hopes and inhibitions
But I would go through it again

But no more of this love, unrequited
But it seems that its all that I get
I'll throw myself at it one more time
But I know it will lead to regret

Could you, or you
And your deceit and lies
Take pity on this fool
And show me loves juiciest side

I will not hold all these wild desires
I cannot stop this need to be loved
So my depravity knows no bounds
Till your grace falls from above

For here lies beautiful Elysium
It shines from your brightest of eyes
How long is this night without you
A wish, and a whirlwind of sighs.

Copyright © Robert Ptolemy

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  1. Date: 4/29/2009 5:23:00 AM
    great writing. well done, I particularly like the last two lines. Perfect.