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Harken my Angel

Harken my angel, pray for me Your love will pull me through As I lay here under burning debris After being torn from my crew I know that when I left this morn’ You were still snug in our bed But I softly whispered “I love you” As I kissed you on your head We both knew it could come to this Though we never thought it would I’d take back all the wasted days If only there were a way I could I only wandered a few feet away From my guys and our hose I went to check for any more fire To find it before it grows Crawling down the hallway And through a door on the right I never thought I’d lose my way I tried to keep them in my sight All of a sudden the smoke grew thick Blinding me on the spot A corner of the floor collapsed And the room was instantly hot I turned around to make my way out But I couldn’t locate the door Something had fallen, blocking my way Something not there before As I tried to make it to the hall I realized I was lost I knew instantly the only way out Was over the threshold I had crossed Suddenly I was floating downward Surprisingly peacefully An abrupt jolt stopped my fall Eyes open but unable to see Total darkness and quiet at first I’ve experienced this before But when I realized I couldn’t move It chilled me to the core For I was trapped, no way to escape Unless the others found me My faith in my brothers, however, ran deep They would rally around me As my air ran low and pain set in I could hear the crackle of the fire Another sound was filtering through Fueling my hopes ever higher I could hear my brothers shouting my name And though I couldn’t yell back I knew they were on their way Refocusing their attack It was then that I began to drift From reality to my dreams That’s when I thought of you, my love How distant this morn’ seems Was that the last time I’d kiss your face Or would there be many more Lost in this dream my spirit takes flight And my soul begins to soar Their shouts are now closer and louder But I cannot hear Ever closer they get, a race against time I no longer feel any fear Harken my angel, pray for me…

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