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The Day That Died Forever

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The Day That Died Forever

When I am Colder,Older and then alone...
I will collect the sky on my own...
When the art has faded and the days then fade-
when everyone has gone away...

I may finally see what never was saw
.....ahhhhhhhhhhhhh............... the quiet sky

The unlit room which bares my end...shows the flashes of my pains my joys and sins.
This life has been a strange one since the curtains were drawn
These paper and plastic figures have clouded the dawn

I was once younger,foolish,and obsessed with truth
Now I am bitter,sour,dour faced with my heart under shoe

The children were all searching or lost in a crowd
All weeds in a garden...growing vile and foul

Though beauty was sold it never came true
Obsessions and vanity have traveled safe through

Materials and poison and everything lost
have been burned in the fires or lost in the frost

I stand face to mirror tearing my being apart
Winding thoughts of love,pain,god,and art

As the sun sets and the darkness grows
I too shall follow this pattern in tow

Death has a friendly hand and a pretty face
She has given me comfort as I leave this place

The wars have occurred,humanity's lost
Souls have been burnt in the fire or lost in the frost

Day was Life,Night is Death

And the latter has given counsel on my final steps

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  1. Date: 8/10/2009 10:26:00 AM
    Outstanding piece. Brilliant write, Kalonji. Ruben.

  1. Date: 6/22/2009 9:49:00 AM
    Unbelieveable and I can relate on TOO many levels though lucky for me I have more hope than you express. To my fav's with this one! Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/22/2009 8:09:00 AM
    nice,lots left to burn yet.

  1. Date: 6/22/2009 5:22:00 AM
    Obsession and vanity travellled safe through-Terrif Write!*Thumbs Up*