Sunday, April 12, 2009

I Forget.

Though I passed through the valleys in enough daylight to frighten away any shadows,
I have come to a tunnel.
I stand, peering in, the eerie shapes looming ahead of me.
They are beautiful, and I am inspired to dance.
I seem to have forgotten the warning: They are there to lead me to the heart of the mountain, from which I may never return.
Entranced, I take a cautious step forward.
What am I doing?
My senses are clouding, my candle seems to have gone out.
Am I lost?

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