Wreathed in silence, laid down in shades
Swathed in regrets, deluded astray
Forgotten in half-light, drawn in despair
Soothed in slumber so dreadful and fair

Rending and searing and twisting my dreams
Alone in the gloom with the nightmares unseen

The night has a thousand eyes,
And the day but one;
Yet the light of the bright world dies
With the dying sun

The mind has a thousand eyes,
And the heart but one:
Yet the light of a whole life dies
When love is done

Worthless the pledges, all vows but lies
Fateful her kisses, where a serpent hides
First beckoned to step from the twilight to glare
Then left in the dark for the demons to share

Only the stars see, only the moon hears

And quietly the water-lilies sigh
Like the last breath of a weary soul
And the weed sway in the dreary waters
Like a girl's dark hair they wave about

And the black stones under my bare feet
Cold and smooth like her milk-white palm
And the silence which falls upon this shore
Resounds now louder than oncoming storm

For all is gone


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    General CommentHe lost his lover. How he loves her is amazing. Although he may love her and think of her all the time. He has no meaning of life anymore. Everything reminds him of her.

    Finnish stuff is hard to decipher >< But that's what I think it is about.
    ForeverAbandonedon June 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI believe his love left him.. the lines

    "Worthless the pledges, all vows but lies
    Fateful her kisses, where a serpent hides
    First beckoned to step from the twilight to glare
    Then left in the dark for the demons to share"

    suggest this. He is still completely in love with her and everything around him reminds him of her and the life they had and makes him feel like what he has is worthless without her, meaning of life is gone.

    i love how he compares the love of ones like to the earth and the sun. Very well done, paints an very vivid image of how much he wanted her in his life.
    forever smackedon April 07, 2009   Link
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    General Commentlove of ones life** not like :P
    forever smackedon April 07, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI like how he portrays the image of:

    "The night has a thousand eyes,
    And the day but one;
    Yet the light of the bright world dies
    With the dying sun"

    The night having a "thousand eyes" represents all the stars in the night sky, and "the day but one" represents the sun during the daytime. And as the sun goes down its "dying" which makes the light of the world dissappear.I love how they use a lot of personification in this song. You can almost close your eyes and picture what he's talking about.
    krazyd27on May 13, 2009   Link

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