Treasure Island

DEEP DARK SOUL POET

(09/1965 / Australia)

alone in my room


In my quiet darkened room
alone, except for a memory
the night cries for daybreak
but the tears make no sound.

dreams melt by candlelight
the night, an ending song
it cries below the surface
but the tears make no sound

morning comes before its over
the song, a muted buzz
the cries inside the minds of many
but their tears make no sound

pray for tears that sound like rainfall
pray for songs inside my head
dream away the night, but waken
mourning comes before the dawn

Submitted: Saturday, November 20, 2010

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