Alone In The CrowdHelp me shed this cloak of confusionAlone In The Crowd in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
And take me back to my home,
I'm tired of this seclusion
Slamming lies into all I've known.
I'm counting eternal hours
Numbers in nocturnal sleep.
The glass in which we shower
Can't hold back what you keep.
I want you to help me dream
And show me how to act.
From a river, into a stream;
What is it that I lack?
The gleam of your necklace
Reflects all of my want.
Is it because I was reckless?
Is it me that they haunt?
Ushered into an unwanted grave
Bound in chains, drowned in steel.
I was made into a social slave
And died as if I were not real.
Dying Lover's MemoryYou and I have fallen from graceDying Lover's Memory in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Broken in this forgotten place
Dead or dying, it makes no matter
I lie now and watch my own soul shatter.
I close my eyes and try to think
Piecing together the missing link
Remembering every little thing said;
Lying in this puddle of red.
Looking to you, remembering love
Watching you sleep, graceful as a dove
And though I slowly go insane
I remember the memories which will remain.
Abandoned.I sit within the confines of my cellAbandoned. in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Disregarded, unworthy of even Hell
They keep me alive but only barely
And only talk enough to scare me
While I wait for wounds to heal
They peek in by the window sill
And fake a smile for all to see
But I know what they think of me
I hear their words behind thin walls
To hear them laugh at how I crawl
Misjudged and hated, that's all I am
Even God will not help this lamb.
HumanI believeHuman in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
That you never have to be alone
And I believe
That you don't have to blend in.
By all the ways that you've grown
And I'm relieved
By all the ways that you've sinned.
You're only human
And I never expected any more
Nothing but human
With only one skin to have worn.
I Am No FoolI am no foolI Am No Fool in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
I do not follow blindly.
It is my moral rule
To reward uniquity kindly.
I am not a sheep
I have my own bad habits.
From the mainstream I leap
Like a little outcast rabbit.
But this rabbit is no fool
I like to think I'm an individual
I am a dull rock among jewels
But my quality to theirs is residual.
The EldarSplit into three but descended from oneThe Eldar in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Beneath the tree from which they spawned
With their brothers now going or gone
The Eldar are left to stretch and yawn.
Best of the Quendi, a mighty clan
Elves of knowledge, ruling the land
Respected by all, even by man
Over time's uncounted but respectable span.
Apart but one, from one to another
Valinor to Aman, brother to brother
But eventually doomed to turn on the other;
Their own existence they did soon smother.
Shed tears for the Eldar, mightiest of elves
Vanyar and Noldor, in Aman they dwelled
Teleri apart, but they too would foretell;
'O grand and glorious Eldar, I bid you farewell.
The Bloodlust of VladimirMy lust for you is as my lust for blood;The Bloodlust of Vladimir in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Strong and heavy, never ceasing or quenched
So as I push you down into the mud
I wish you to understand why from your bed you were wrenched.
I love you, I do, with every part of my being
Your blood is as tasteful as any cup of wine.
This is the reason why from you I wring-
All of your blood; It must, quite simply, be mine!
I am of the Order of the Dragon, the Blood of Kings,
You should be honored to have been loved by me!
For of me the demons and the angels sing;
"He who is all-powerful, the ruler of the free!'
So stop with your squirming and take me alas,
For you are my thrall, my beloved little lass,
And when you are dead, we shall throw a wonderful Mass,
Reign in your blood we shall! And forever it shall last!
Dreams RealizedWith red tears I cry in vainDreams Realized in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Trying to remove the regretful stain
But there is no one to hear my call
There is no one here to break my fall
It is here in Hell that I lie in pain
Soaked in my blood, soaked in the rain
Forever blocked by ancient walls
Walls forever denying my cause.
In agony I regret following the dreams
That ripped my short life from its seams
So remember and take a lesson from me
To dream is a trait of the weak.
StarlightForever guidingStarlight in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
All whose eyes reach to the sky
Stars will light the way.
The SilmarilsGlowing forever in the light of the treesThe Silmarils in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Touched by Varda's ever-holy hand
And described as thus in the Eldar's decrees
As the only light left in the land.
Bringers of harm and center of strife
Base of an Oath sworn in pride
Causing brothers to take up the knife
And trek across Ea, far and wide
Reason for murder and naming of Morgoth
Passing hands from the light to the dark
These things holy and the wrath they wrought
These crystals three, last lights spark.
But they could not exist lest they cause slaughter
So One to the sky, that it might rise higher
And One to the oceans, bathed forever in water
And One to the earth, to sink in man's fire.
This beauty now gone, the Eldar now torn
Faenor banished, filled forever with scorn
But forever for him shall the Noldor mourn
Their rightful high king, from the day he was born.