The Thirteenth Mountain
Sable sky anoints the earth with crystal 'neath my foot Wide-eyed, white-plumed owl plays upon his magic flute Silver-circled moonlight cresting waves of shadow blue And the river is secretly flowing Shining stars dance high above the cobweb treelimbs' grace Fairy castles crowned with light fly banners of white lace Tangled boughs of holly watch with eyes of scarlet hue And the wind is silently blowing Are no men is only Man seeking one love Searching vainly for excuse among the stars above Eyes too tired to see the river flowing 'neath the ice And too numb to see the purpose behind knowing
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