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The clouds prepare for battle
In the dark and brooding silence.
Bruised and sullen stormclouds
Have the light of day obscured.
Looming low and ominous
In twilight premature
Thunderheads are rumbling
In a distant overture...

All at once, the clouds are parted.
Light streams down in bright unbroken beams...

Follow men's eyes as they look to the skies.
The shifting shafts of shining weave the fabric of their dreams...



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    UnregisteredNov 30, 2011 at 4:31 pm
    Lyrical interpretation of an impending thunderstorm. And the writers impression of himself actually sitting down and writing a lyrical interpretation of an impending thunderstorm!
  • u
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    UnregisteredMar 27, 2012 at 11:09 pm
    Its about the biblical jacob's ladder where jacob has a dream of the sky parting and angles ascending and descending on a stairway that rests on earth and reaches heaven.

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