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A TRAGIC ROMEO AND JULIET
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A TRAGIC ROMEO AND JULIET

In Memoriam Diana, Princess of Wales (1961-1997)

& Dodi Al Fayed (1955-1997)

 

 

At first light now this land of Cymru wakes

to an emotion of tears, as the land's soul grieves

in the shiver tragedy bears.

 

Voices acknowledge 'There for the grace of God go we'

as their shock racks them through.

A nation has stopped, the day has begun to cry

a disbelief that tortures our thoughts now.

 

A Queen of Hearts abdicated by death has breathed

for the final time under the orange glows

of the siren, the mangled twist of a metal prison.

 

From a whisper to a scream, the glow that was her

will not shine here any longer now for she's been taken back.

She died within the dignity of love; happiness was her escort

at least in the end we might say.

 

I can hear the eerie whine of a summer wind

in the darkness that was her drape.

My eyes solid with stare do not believe although they must.

 

Forward we will go in time, but for now

gripped by our own memories we will remember.

This fairytale has crumbled, and we now must

close her book.

 

A tragic Romeo and Juliet now lie together

in the sunshine of another day away from

the captors that stole their hearts.

 

For all our tomorrows, Diana gave us her today.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green Seamless Marble

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