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We Are But Clay

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We Are But Clay

We are but clay,
Soon to crumble to dust, fade 'way-
After the Cold Hand's call
And the dead bells' knell

We are no more than memories-
In the mind of an amnesic-
Our voices timely lullabies
Our ideas bombs on count-down.

Soon the winds start browling,
And the seas a-raiding
No more singing birds
As nature sinks to sleep-

The somnolence weighs over mankind
The latter, like Jezebel, is but having a make-up.

Behold the mask, behold the impostors!
Humans veiled to conceal scalding faces:
No mourning veils, no remorse
As humans take another shape.

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  1. Date: 7/21/2013 3:14:00 AM
    congrats on win Shadow x smiles

  1. Date: 7/20/2013 12:21:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning spot Gerald xx

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 9:01:00 PM
    this is great. CONGRATS <3 SKAT

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 8:21:00 PM
    Gerald, thank you for supporting my contest... CONGRATULATIONS.... :-) :-) :-) LINDA