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De Profundis Clamavi

Rating: 3.2

Have pity, You alone whom I adore
From down this black pit where my heart is sped,
A sombre universe ringed round with lead
Where fear and curses the long night explore.

Six months a cold sun hovers overhead;
The other six is night upon this land.
No beast; no stream; no wood; no leaves expand.
The desert Pole is not a waste so dead.

Now in the whole world there's no horror quite
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Scotty Pax 09 February 2012

De Profundis Clamavi means From the Depths, I cried. It's a very Promethean curse. where fear and curses the long night explore so cold and cruel this glacial sun, so like old chaos as this boundless night

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