Dream to Dread

By Circe Avalon

Gentle giant, haggard mass
Can I dream of a world yet pasted?

In my dread I dream once more
To find my history lent to a whore
Can I find a kind word to bring me back?
Or is this what the past has left?

Tell me not for if I wake
And tired soul for god to take
A living husk of decades waned
Will be a labor wrought by pain

Heavens choir hear me now
For sunshines bitter in your clouds
Sing of God, our Lord on High
Strike me dead or fall from the sky

I dance for graceful angels near
For if you quake, you quake from fear
A spiteful tongue, your sure to regret
Your joyful greetings let to shit

Angels hate spit in their eyes
From those who loathe their peaceful guise
Riots are for the devils dear
And elegance for the angels tears

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Copyright 2004 circeavalon
Published on Tuesday, September 28, 2004.     Filed under: "Rage" and "Poetry"
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  • denver nitze On Tuesday, February 26, 2008, denver nitze (259)By person wrote:

    i'm not worthy. this is amazing (as is most of your work, i only say most because i haven't read it all yet) very nice use of words. it is 'you' (i would underline this if i could) that should be proud of your work.

  • Circe Avalon On Sunday, October 8, 2006, Circe Avalon (117)By person wrote:

    Can I comment on my own work is tha tbad form? I love this poem it flows so well I almost want to post it on my wall, and I just may!!!!~*~

  • A former member wrote: this does have excellent rhythm, and the ideas conveyed are of high substance, beautiful and true.

  • dropsofhate On Monday, January 17, 2005, dropsofhate (47)By person wrote:

    i love this

  • A former member wrote: I'll mark this as a favorite, in addition to your being on my FAVORITES list.

  • A former member wrote: i agree with Melvin about that line, i like 'Heavens choir hear me now', too, for some reason, because i made a 'symphony' like poem before, but it was called Silent Symphony, im not sure what happened to that poem. beautiful work!

  • A former member wrote: This poem has a very nice rythem, I especially liked the last stanza "Angels hate spit in their eyes" is a beautiful line

  • A former member wrote: wow.. i like the way you mentioned things in this poem, i really do.


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