Holly Heron

(19/12/1990)

I See A Sky Painted Black


I see a sky painted black
I see a home without love
I see a heart frozen from cold
I see a world up in flames

The world is collapsing about me
And doom it rises to take
It takes the lives of the evil
And rapes the souls of the pure

I see a sky painted black
A river of flame at it's core
I see a home without love
Demons of hate at its door
I see a heart frozen from cold
Now and so long forlorn
I see a world up in flames
And noone is left to it mourn

Submitted: Monday, April 17, 2006
Edited: Thursday, May 04, 2006
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  • Joshua Fegley (10/15/2006 8:58:00 PM)

    Demons of hate at it's door? Shit I'd let them in and offer them some cookies.
    Cool poem! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • David Darbyshire (4/17/2006 2:15:00 AM)

    'Demons of hate at its door': cool Line Holly, but I think I would move! asap? nice read Love from dave xxx (Report) Reply

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