Treasure Island

Orion Mapp

(06/03/1993 / Athens Georgia)

Voided Gleam


'Vanity's links are heavily worn,
Upon these quivering vapors,
But I mock their bitter clutch,
For the clouds' paling coal,
Has erected his weary embrace,
Upon this lone rolling place,
Which Decay's seat overlooks,
Glory's echoes and hushes
Within night's pictured quilt,
Beyond Time's withered wings.

Submitted: Friday, March 29, 2013
Edited: Friday, March 29, 2013
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Speaker, of the faded Sun of Sirius, speaks upon the tare of our world, yet plain. Enjoy.

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