food for thought … borrowing this beautiful work from Fool’s Blog!
A song for a time of darkness
23 Dec 2014 – Singing
Can you hear the voices calling,
full of rage and full of greed?
Do you fear the lights are falling,
seeing how the basest feed?
Watching, now that Evil’s bolder,
do you seek a place to stand?
Do you dread a world grown colder,
hate seen holding winning hands?
Welcome to the ancient story!
Now you share your father’s load.
Missing from old tales of glory
were the terrors of the road.
Anguished that you’re not their equal,
measuring yourself to them,
do you fear their children’s sequel –
your best efforts they’d condemn?
All your fathers, all your mothers,
stood here, weeping by a grave.
Now you’ve joined with all the others,
it’s your hour, it’s your day.
Do you hear? The days are singing:
“you’re enough – though tears still run!”
As an eagle they Are…
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