When You Look To The West

When You Look To The West

A Poem by December Blaize

The lady sings her song of longing,
A forlorn tale of endless strife;
Every breath still bears the bane of death,
With bitter taste of wasted life.

It seems she has forgotten laughter,
A sound lovely, haunting, and light;
Cold creeps in as her jaded heart sleeps,
The kingdom growing black as night.

Defiant cries are lost to the wild wind,
Wicked fires blaze and scorch the lands;
Golden leaves glow for all she wants to show,
But dull is the blade in her hands.

Take up the cursed cause of the fallen,
O noble Lady shroud in silhouette;
Weep no more but find your place in lore,
Lead us on into the golden sunset!

Ride the last shining road out of Heaven,
For its glorious doors are shut to you still;
With crown of light and will to stand and fight,
O Lady lead the sun beyond the West hill!

© 2012 December Blaize

Author's Note

December Blaize
Inspired by Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" and J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Let me know if it seems confusing or incomplete.

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Wow, this is just amazing

Posted 8 Years Ago

It's not confusing and I think the flow of imagery and story begin and end at the right point. The only thing that made this piece hickcup a bit, is that some of the lines drag because of a greater number of spoken beats, thus throwing off the timing. But that's just my opinion. :)
Over all I thought it was a great work of ink!


Posted 8 Years Ago

December Blaize

8 Years Ago

Yeah, it's really hard for me to get the beats/rhythm right, so the lines don't drag. I'm working o.. read more

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2 Reviews
Added on July 28, 2012
Last Updated on July 31, 2012
Tags: west, lady, battle, brave, dark, sun, light


December Blaize
December Blaize


I've been pretty much inactive for a while now. If you're reading this, thank you for your time, and I hope you enjoy my writing, but just know that I have no plans to post anything new at the moment.. more..