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Rated: E · Poetry · Fantasy · #2096662
Prophetic, Apocalyptic, Dream....

...I See the Future Faded...


...And so I turned to see Miss Liberty

But the copper was so rusted,

it looked like there were freckles

on her nose...


Then I turned to see an angel

flying through the sky,

And it looked like he was Black,

or I suppose...


Yes, his wings shone like a shield,

and yet he seemed too real...

And, yes there was a rumor of a war...


I was looking through the past,

just to find my future,

And the picture was as perfect

as a dream...


But, this is just my fantasy

of what is yet o be...

I was trying to find the best

there was in Man.


But, then the vision faded,

or was it just my mind so jaded

that the vision fled as soon

as I awoke.



Well, the man he spoke in pictures,

and still he shouted loud...

But no one there could hear

what he has said..


So, when the truth comes a callin'

it's going to be so sad...

'Cause we miss it cause we

just don't know the words...


For I see the future faded,

Parading through my dreams...

For the days of tomorrow

now are done.


Yes I hear the soldiers coming,

their voices calling through

the clouds...

They have come to fight

the last war for the Son...


Andrew DeWitte

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