IN THE ECLIPSE OF THE DAWN

Surrounded by sophisticated bob wire
In the eclipse of the dawn
circling overhead is a bat and a dove
They send their love

I'm not understanding why I'm here
protected
Across the fence is life destructed
I know I should feel so lucky
I can't
knowing that there are lives in destruction
Can somebody tell me why
or better yet
just make it stop
Stop all this life stopping, hurting pain

Its an eclipse of the dawn
when an unknown song is sung
All the angles will be smiling
The dove and the bat will sing along

Surrounded by sophisticated bob wire
Circling overhead the bat and dove
send there love

But I don't know why
I ask the sky
and there is no reply
Why not I
How is it that I'm so lucky
and they are not
It makes me want to cry

I cannot tell a lie
Thankfully but not happily
I have to ask why
Death and pain is cast upon some
innocent women and children cry to you
As Fathers and husbands unable to protect them
against a wrath of unseeing, uncaring and sometimes even
unknowing eyes

But I am lucky
surrounded by sophisticated bob wire
In the eclipse of the dawn
An unknown song will be sung
The angles will smile
The suffering will end
then

By: Roger Harkness
The Okcitykid

 
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