Reflection

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Reflection

He is the pain I feel

When I hurt and steal,

The crusade that tears families apart,

He is the prize I lose

When I beg and choose,

The conflict inside my heart;

 

I feel his power

During the judgement hour,

I watch him rip my dreams to pieces,

Famine is his cause

When brothers turn to wars,

He is the blood washing upon our beaches;

 

Through this ring of fire

I can feel his desire,

Desolation in a crowded place;

My love he will rot,

His wars I have fought,

In the mirror I see an uncaring face;

 

From days past until tomorrow

He laughs at my sorrow,

My failures are his victories;

Acid rain falls to the ground,

His hatred abounds,

Only death rises from the seas;

 

He holds no remorse

As his evil takes its course,

He represents all of our kind;

He kills all my friends,

His life means the end,

He hides the love I cannot find;

 

No beasts walk the ground,

No future is found,

Let the cycle start once again;

My mind turns to waste,

Fear is all that I taste,

I walk with the reaper, my only friend;

 

He turns from my love,

His web I have wove,

My shame is his dreams come true;

This sea of madness

Is his hearts gladness,

I uncover the answer to find another clue;

 

He shows us salvation

To worship throughout the nation,

The gods that we kill and enslave for;

He is the cause of suicides,

The reason for all the lies,

The temptation that is just outside my door;

 

In the centuries through

He was made by me and you,

He is the fiery gates of hell;

He is the evil we save,

He spits on our graves,

He is the pit where only we can dwell;

 

I take his bloody hand

To the promised land

Where this damned worlds tomb awaits;

I give up all hope,

In the light I grope,

Just another hostage to fate.

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Poetry is what gets lost in translation.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

dylandean’s Poems (32)

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Frustrations 7
I Hate Everybody 5
Hibernation Blues 3
Voodoo Blues 4
For the Love of a Woman 3
A Study of Faith 1
Love Bloody Love 2
Mathilda The Hun 2
No Mercy 1
The Sick and the Dead 1
Picture Me Naked 0
Muse of the World 0
Lights From Space 0
Afterbirth 1
Forgive Me Not 4
Five Card Wink 1
The Outlaw Trail 2
Mystery of a Woman 8
Endless 2
Flower Bed 1
Oceans of Time 1
Reflection 0
A Taste of Blood 2
The Earthling 3
Winter Rain 4
Death Therapy 2
She Used To Be Mine 1
Whispering Sky 0
Comforter 2
Mustang 2
Whispers of a Dream 2
A Taste of Death 6