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A Thousand Degrees

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A Thousand Degrees

Awaken frozen years of fright
The light that died within the night
The last of all you want to be
In eyes that no longer want to see

The turning of your sins to truth
Experience that handed proof
That falling down will make you rise
The mirror burning through your lies

Awaken shivering months of pain
The same old story; same old games
The fear that sunk into your heart
In hate you thought could not depart

Through every hurt that cracks your throne
There’s a silent story to decode
Now understand; ignite your mind
Now light the way and step outside

Awaken screaming days of loss
The counting down of every cost
The breaking child becoming ice
In eyes that suffer a thousand lives

Awaken this moment of return
Though the pain will briefly burn
Step through your shadow and become
The shining light without the sun

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  1. Date: 4/12/2012 7:05:00 PM
    writen with power

  1. Date: 3/23/2012 8:57:00 AM
    HI Ian, love the depth of your poetry; someone told me to check out your poems; glad I am. This one is deep with a feeling of hurt in it that captures the reader.