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The Queen's Dagger

(July 31 1997 / Vermont)

Cross My Heart


I'll cross my heart,
but I do not hope to die.
If the reaper takes me,
I will not run away,
neither will I invite him to stay.

Death is neither a friend, nor foe.
And yet he has so many enemies,
waiting to win a victory over him,
but he smiles coldly and knowingly,
for he knows that he cannot lose.

Submitted: Friday, June 08, 2012

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Another one inspired by Children of Bodom, this time it was the song, 'Follow the Reaper'. I am not afraid of dying, but that doesn't mean that I want to die.

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