So dead yet so lifelike.


When you raise your eyes

And gaze at the sunset

And scream and dance

Oh, keep dancing,

keep singing,

keep dying.


Your world is crumbling.

Your time passed long ago.


Watch your empire

turn into dust.


Watch the ruins

Being taken away

Piece by piece

Dying under the saw

Burning up in flames

Dissapearing underneath citadels of debree.


It's now time

for you

to vanish away while you can still breathe.

Submitted: April 15, 2018

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This is great. Very apocalyptic and depicting raid. Yet , expressing beauty throughout. Thumbs up. Very good writing.

Sun, April 15th, 2018 9:13pm

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