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Requiem for a Folly Mind

A sane man once was I, A sane man once was I. But 'tis a shell Now bound for hell When sooner shall I die. An echo still rings on, An echo still rings on. Yet soon you’ll find This unhinged mind Is simply too far gone. What pity have you now? What pity have you now? This godless soul Will not be whole Till they fulfill their vow. Our demons stand behind, Our demons stand behind. I see them prowl And screech their howl: Lo! “Slaughter all mankind.” I laugh as blood is shed, I laugh as blood is shed. For you, NOT I Have tears to cry When Mary’s lost her head. The world shan’t end by flame, The world shan’t end by flame. Nay, 'tis a lie Proclaimed on High For Eve and Adam’s shame. We all end just as I, We all end just as I. No more to find No more to find Till all that’s left is folly mind…

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