The Eternal Candle


Oft do the tide washed sands merge with the sweet colors of the melted sky
Soft voices crying out in solitude, their tones melodic in their despair
Weeping for naivety, for innocence lost forever
And there was I, happy in my not knowing
Brought to the core of it, but for what?
I feel your loss, but I don't understand it
I only know what is gone from us
What cannot be replaced, no matter how many tears are shed
The world is awake
Are you happy now?
My eyes are open
And I finally see

-Dedicated to the thousands of people that lost their lives, their loved ones, and their way of life on the 11th of September, 2001. You are not alone.-