Very evocative. Nice job.
"The well of Providence is deep. It's the buckets we bring to it that are small." -- Mary Webb
"It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere."
-- Agnes Repplier
Sent: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 11:47 AM
Subject: [Pagan Poets Society] Within the Shadows of Greatness
As I enter this place not seen by man's eyes for thousands of years
I feel a strange wind, and I can not figure out it's source
Where it came from, well that remains totally unclear
The emotions of standing where the ancients stood, a certain feeling
creeps into my soul, of coarse.
Standing perhaps, a pharaoh,, himself may have stood, well it's
overwhelming to say the least
Shining my flashlight, it becomes apparent, I'm in an accident tomb
The emotion, I feel a calming feeing, that would tame the most
I could just sit here for ages, and leaving then, well for me, that
would be too soon.
To walk in the footsteps of the ancients, this means so very much to
Taking a wrong turn, the ground giving way beneath me
Oh, my heart sings, this makes me as happy as can be
I think to myself, Ramses, Dojsher, they could have walked right
Maybe here, right here, I could be in the shadow of greatness
In this place of death, I think maybe a Pharaoh and his queen might
I feel a special kind of feeling, this I must confess
This feeling, being in a Egyptian tomb, to know this is where
Egyptians, of long ago talked.
I am very aware of what has been called the Mummy's curse
Mold spores, developing within the air not disturbed for thousand of
But, if this the way I must die what better way than death's chariot
brought on by the Mummy's curse
To die in the shadows of greatness, well here I have no fears.
I imagine, I am where the priests of Egypt, took most special pride
In a tomb of royalty, where for them would have been such a great
Here in this tomb, where a royal took death as his bride
Here in the shadows of greatness, where much of modern man, has never
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