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Posted: August 15th. 2005 12:15:22 PM

Views: 1334

Song of the Ravens

by Shawnee

Age Group: Adult

Raven, sing the blackness away
Keep that darkness at bay
Hover above me as I lay
Under your wings I stay

Tips of feather brush lightly
Shift my mind, if only slightly
Let the sun burn within brightly
Kept down deep and held tightly

And while the blackness creeps
The rest of them will sleep
In the otherworldly deep
Pray their souls to keep

Let the old heart die
Bygones, by and by
Let sleeping dogs lay
All those tears now dry

Scabbed and festered, now heal
My own cards left to deal
Another chance to feel
Another door revealed

Now soar upon your wings
Let go of petty things
Drums beat and bells ring
And listen as the Raven sings

July 2, 2004

Author's Location: Land O' Lakes, Florida
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