of Gray and Death

By WinterGrave

For the Instruments of pain and despair
the sweat hymn of deaths revere
a gentle lament of revolting decay
as carrion birds hover near.

as songs are sung in the after noon sun
soon the silence will be heard
as this roaring sonnet be silhouetted
as mist in a strong eastern breeze.

and this orchestra of madness
will play its insanity
before the gods of war
they will play.

as kings, as emperors
they will play
as generals, as commanders
they will play
as solders, as corpses
yes..they will play

and the void of everlasting gray and death
were souls wonder as minds flow asunder
will swell with the dammed in search for rest
but the hymn will continue to devour
as instruments of deaths destruction
the music will not end.

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© 2005 WinterGrave
Published on Monday, December 5, 2005.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • TheBardOfBlasphemy On Tuesday, April 18, 2006, TheBardOfBlasphemy (365)By person wrote:

    Ahhh... I can hear the rotting overtures clash and clamour... madness breeding and bleeding sour chords over the graves of long forgotten loves...

  • OLd SouL On Tuesday, December 6, 2005, OLd SouL (780)By person wrote:

    its been a long time man. This was a damn fine piece to come back to. You keep getting better and better. :::OLd

  • A former member wrote: It's been for-freaking-ever since I've seen you on.. wow. This was.. condemning in a listless sort of tranquil calm.. it spoke more in its silence impending.. the words not spoken, than the whispers played upon ears.

  • A former member wrote: Captivating, truly. Thank you.

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