Treasure Island

Poet Dragon

(1-13-1983 / Pine Bluff, AR)

Comes Death (A song)


'Out the window lies the future,
where we can see, but never reach her.' - P.N.

All the world is hopeless,
All the sights been seen
all the land is bought up
all the dreams been dreamed

The end comes to everything
to every time - to every place
comes death on wings of fire
cones death on wings of dark

All the years are fruitless
all the work's been done
all the curses lifted
all the prizes won

The end comes to everything
to every dream - to all that's green
comes death with eyes of fire
comes death with eyes of dark

All the difference taken
all the people same
all that's war is broken
all this peace is lame

The end comes to everything
to every war - to every peace
comes death with thoughts of fire
comes death with thoughts of dark

All the gold is rusted
all the cities gone
all the wind is hollow
all the lights left on

The end comes to everything
to every story - every theme
comes death on tireless mission
comes death with darkened dream

Submitted: Tuesday, September 26, 2006
Edited: Thursday, March 07, 2013

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  • , , , , , , (8/17/2009 4:53:00 AM)

    i absolutely loved it
    i especially liked the lines

    'All the gold is rusted
    all the cities gone
    all the wind is hollow
    all the lights left on'

    it just sounds so beautiful (Report) Reply

  • Mel Vincent Basconcillo (5/6/2009 2:36:00 AM)

    this is a great write..this must be the theme song of the Grimm Reaper and we mortals are afraid to hear this song..outstanding poem (Report) Reply

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