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The Crimson Sleep

My soul is bent My body, wrought My mind is weary, Broken, draught Let me know the winter's sight Let me fall into that night Let me be the winter's breath Take me down to death Let the rain wash me away Let the pain dissolve this day Let the night ne'er know its end Let the sunlight, still, descend Fall and fall into my soul Down and down, that self-same hole Absence drives the light from me Presence blinds what I can't see Let loose the body, free the soul Confound the feeling, numb the whole Forget the thought, forget regret Be lost to time, absolved and set Let this elixir permeate Wash o'er the soul, dissolve my fate

Copyright © | Year Posted 2005

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