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Final Dance

Down the stairwell the spirits drift Forever down they must. Down into the dungeon below To the darkness, the dampness and musk. Listen to their moans and laments Their sorrow is their due. As they pass you should feel the cold For their cries are meant for you. See the blessed rise from their rest And ascend into the sky. Hear the forsaken, their fear and shame As they ask the master why. Joy for the risen and misery for the dammed For each of us reap our reward. But whichever final path we take You can bet we won't be bored! Bobby G. Jarrard

Copyright © | Year Posted 2005

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