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Incessant screams echo across weeping graves
On the winds of destiny you shall hear my call
The voice of suffering will caress your spirit,
and into my darkest nightmare, you will fall

Lush is the poison that runs beneath my skin
Your death I will sow, your blood I shall reap
My dark thoughts swoon into a song of decay
In the pitch of iniquity you will gently sleep

I will awaken upon a lattice of bloody shards,
and harvest the resonance of your eternal cries
In a field of black roses you will find my soul,
together we shall walk through bleeding skies

I stand before you in the harbor of madness,
shimmering like a dry beacon of waiting death
Drink from the burning rivers of sinful torrents,
weep in the fiend lucidity of my aching breath

Our charred tears will dance in morbid splendor
Take rest in the crucified symmetry of my desire
Seething melancholy ebbs into your sullen veins,
like a host of livid thorns lavished in black fire

As my emptiness lingers in the arms of misery,
I become a silhouette in the realm of the undead
The ornament of sacrifice falls into your shadow,
upon this pathway, only the wicked will tread

Wallow in the dreamscape of my cruel alchemy,
journey in the lonely ambiance of endless hate
I see our mortality withering on a distant shore,
as our blood flows into a dark sea of bitter fate

Our memories wail in the sediment of nightfall
I will devour your soul upon the tide of sorrow
Let us ascend into the abyss of eternal darkness,
for in my dead soul, there will be no tomorrow



Arthur Crow © 2012
For the love of my Queen



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brunette-from-oz Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012   General Artist
This is exceptionally beautiful, Arthur
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Professional Writer
Thanks my friend, pleased you enjoyed the journey :)
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theWitchofGrich Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012
so beautiful! :D
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QueenOfQuills Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012  Student Writer
This poem is exquisite! Not going to lie, when I started reading it I honestly thought, 'Oh no it's an emo poem!' But it is so much more. There's intense passion in every line and the imagery is striking - I can imagine someone performing this on stage :)
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012  Professional Writer
Just happy you enjoyed it.. and that you can detect the
passion I put into it, fantastic! Thanks so much :)
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Aqua-Breeze Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're nickname is officially Poe. :iconedgarallanpoeplz:
Captured me on the first sentence, people had to wait to talk to me until I was finished reading every single word twice. I love it!!! :iconjoyplz:
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional Writer
Ah haha that is indeed a stunning compliment, thank you.

Poe is the man! And a great inspiration to me. So glad you enjoyed!
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Aqua-Breeze Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Lol thanks for everything dude!!!
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TRexyBusiness Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Your Queen should feel lucky that such a beautiful poem is written for her. It's wonderful with mystery. You write very passionately. :P
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012  Professional Writer
Thank you, I'm glad you feel that way about this piece. I too
hope my imagined Queen adores this ;)
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TRexyBusiness Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Your imagined Queen?! Ahh, she must be a gorgeous woman. :D
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Professional Writer
Yes she is deadly cute and sexy ;)
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TRexyBusiness Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
At the same time! :wow:
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Cygam-7 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012   Traditional Artist
Mmmmm a bit psychotic but has truths. a fav :)
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Professional Writer
Thanks for reading me :)
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Cygam-7 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012   Traditional Artist
Your welcome, It was a fascinating pleasure. :)
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GabbysArt Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
"The voice of suffering will caress your spirit" I dont know what it is about this line but I love it. Its as if I have felt this but could never find the right words to describe the feeling.
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012  Professional Writer
Aww well cheers! I'm always warmed when people like my dark stuff.
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ecamouse37 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012
Again, so lovely. I could not help but read it twice.
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012  Professional Writer
Aww well that makes me twice as happy! Thank you :kiss:
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ecamouse37 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012
You are welcome c:
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VFangBangerV Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012
Oh so Beautiful.. love it!
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012  Professional Writer
Thank you so kindly :)
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VFangBangerV Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012
No problem =)

Its Dark and Delicious the way I like it ;)
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