FEARSOME FOE

 

IN THE HILLS

OVER YONDER

PAST THE GREEN GRASS ROLLING ON

PAST THE RAYS OF SPARKLING SUNSHINE

PAST THE WARMTH OF LOVE SINCE GONE

 

IN THE TREES

TOP THE MOUNTAIN

IN THE SHADE OF WOODEN TOWERS

IN THE SHADOWS OF THEIR ARMS

IN THE REACH OF SOLACE POWERS

 

 

NEATH THE SKIES

NEATH THE STARLIGHT

WHERE THE SONGBIRDS SING THEIR BEST

WHERE THE WATERS SWIRL AND GLISTEN

WHERE THE EDGE HAS COME TO REST

 

WALKS A WOMAN

WALKS A SPIRIT

WALKS A FEELING FAINT-OF-HEART

WALKS A VENGEANCE OF A MEMORY

WALKS AN IMAGE TO N’ER DEPART

 

LIVES A SPECTOR

LIVES A DEMON

LIVES A DRAGON’S FIRE BREATH

LIVES A CANYON’S WIDTH OF TERROR

LIVES A WITCHE’S BREW OF DEATH

 

MORE THAN WORD

‘TIS A PHANTOM

JUST THE FAINTEST BREEZE OF SIGHS

JUST THE LIGHTEST THOUGHT OF GIVING

JUST THE VAGUEST HINT OF LIES

 

SO DECEPTIVE

IS THE BEAUTY

IS THE BURNING SMILE OF LUST

IS THE QUIET PEACEFUL TORTURE

IS THE BLINDED GIFT OF TRUST

 

IN THE DARKNESS

IN THE STILLNESS

GROWS THE WEAKNESS EVER STRONGER

GROWS THE PENITENCE OF PASSION

GROWS THE SILENCE EVER LONGER

 

BY THE WIND

IN THE WHISTLES

HEAR THE CRIES OF ROMANCED STARS

HERE THE ECHOES OF LOST PROMISE

HERE THE SCREAM OF OPEN SCARS

 

FROM THE ROSE

IN THE PETALS

TOUCH THE SOFTNESS OF ITS SPIRE

TOUCH THE HARDNESS OF ITS PRESENCE

TOUCH THE SMOOTHNESS OF ITS FIRE

 

THERE’S NO STRENGTH

TO BE WIELDED

THERE’S NO WEAPON ONE CAN BEAR

THERE’S NO COURSE OF ALTERED FASHION

THERE’S NO SHIELDING FROM DESPAIR

 

‘TIS MY DEMON

‘TIS MY PHANTOM

‘TIS MY FATE TO BATTLE SO

‘TIS MY DESTINY IMMORTAL

‘TIS MY FEARSOME LOVING FOE

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