Life gains intensified pain
to ascend within me once again
Woe strikes through radiant light
a quitus has conquered thy eyes
the sequel of life
Arising grievance rage through the eyes
of our existence a thousand times
The strife drawn hither as a daydream
ascendancy
In life we wither like laurel leaves in
winterwinds
Lurk far between
a pale destiny
drawn from the past
Enclasp my wrath in the prophecy of thine
Perchance to dream... Day of ire prithee
behold the haven of life
Perchance to dream... Day of ire prithee
may daylight draw thy veils aside
Summon the winterwind in which I walk
Enter the morning glades
of a fallen deathwish
Summon the starlight gloss in which thou rage
Enter the mourning shades
Call out in vain
for thee again
Perchance to dream you're my dancing queen
behold the haven of life
Perchance to dream... Day of ire prithee
may daylight draw thy veils aside
A strike of angina
Enthralled by the night and the shades at thy side
A star of riddance rage through the sky
Grant me thy visions... bequeath me life
Through times of yearning... on a path of indignity
No longer burning... at last this life's circuit I leave



By Fistan Majere


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    General CommentMy thoughts:
    "Life gains intensified pain
    to ascend within me once again"
    -Indeed it could mean that, being tired of the pain of life and it's woe,
    "a quitus has conquered thy eyes
    the sequel of life"
    -and finally perishing from the trouble of it all. (Could be suicide)
    "The strife drawn hither as a daydream
    ascendancy"
    -Could be arising from the death and into a dream, as the song continues as if the person is looking back at their life.
    "Enclasp my wrath in the prophecy of thine
    Perchance to dream... Day of ire prithee
    behold the haven of life"
    -In a dream like state while dead, feeling safe and away from the pain of life
    "Enter the morning glades
    of a fallen deathwish"
    -A walk in elysian fields is also a popular idea from after death, this could be the same thing, walking through the land of 'heaven'.
    "Enter the mourning shades
    Call out in vain
    for thee again"
    -Then perhaps the person has a reflection about all the good things in life, perhaps a love, but now there is only the darkness, covered in an illusion, and finally,
    "A star of riddance rage through the sky
    Grant me thy visions... bequeath me life
    Through times of yearning... on a path of indignity
    No longer burning... at last this life's circuit I leave"
    -At first, there could be anger and other emotions the person experiences, but at last there is acceptance, and is still glad nevertheless.

    Any comments?
    Night Sanctuaryon August 21, 2005   Link

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