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0 posted 2006-05-05 07:25 AM

Doth the heart beat with the tireless time,
In th' birth of a long forgotten form
To see beyond this dream of woven thoughts-
"Onwards! Onwards!" cries the memories
Ah, 'tis a past not worth remembering!
For death begins with births first breath-
"Onwards!" screams the memories
but yet I linger in the moment ne'er passing.

Lo! 'tis a tear on a vessel sailing down,
without thee to be heard in the wake of the past
"Too late!" says the memories knowingly-
a play of visions from the past shall always end the same
drown in thy lonesome form awoken lover,
Mere tears shall not save thee from the grave-
nor shall the world know thine name
"Angels hath no name" recites the memories.

Ah! Be forgotten once more remembered pain,
Be a sin and place thyself amongst the thoughts
'twas a shadows lips my own dost taste-
"It lingers! It lingers!" implies the memories
what mortal could resist this taste,
Come down the hero hath fallen astray-
what place be this unto any such on earth
"It is before thou dies" whispers the memories.

What poor soul hast washed away,
The new day for the old
And reached into the sky with open arms-
'Tis what I must do to see thee once more
It longs!- it longs!- be death a whole new world,
And on the rest be none like me-
For death begins with births first breath
"Onwards! Onwards!" cries the memories.

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Member Patricius
since 2003-06-19
Posts 13296

1 posted 2006-05-05 07:30 AM

this so moved me you had me physically reaching up toward the sky with open I feel kinda stupid for doing so?  NO!  well, just a tad?
this moved me so much, it drew me in and had me tranced while reading...
Pleasure to read you

Klassy Lassy
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since 2005-06-28
Posts 2187
2 posted 2006-05-05 04:10 PM

Red, I am glad to see you post again, too!  Memories do seem to take on a life of their own.  What would life be without them?  As for reaching for the sky, I've been accused of trying to touch the stars more than once.  I still dream and try!

~ Klassy

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3 posted 2006-05-05 04:13 PM

AH, Shades of Shakespeare!  Enjoyed. martyjo
passing shadows
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since 1999-08-26
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4 posted 2006-05-05 06:07 PM

now this is awesome writing!
I'm envious!

Seymour Tabin
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5 posted 2006-05-05 06:30 PM

I wonder what will be for you in time to come? It takes great strength to contain the knowledge you speak of. Enjoyed

The Lady
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6 posted 2006-05-06 12:15 PM

Impressive and very enjoyable RedStone.

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