DARK TOWER poem
THE DARK TOWER
On the barren northern moors
lies a dark lonely tower.
No one ever goes there,
not a bird sings or a rabbit jumps.
This is the place of loneliness
and of despair and foreboding.
The sky is a leaden grey and
the wind howls around the tower.
Long lost souls cry for release.
Some may be your friends of long ago
or some long lost lovers of times gone by.
This is a night time place of the
A traveller comes along,
over these barren cold hills.
He sees the tower over the horizon
distant, far and on its own.
In a minute he is there
standing before this stone monolith.
Slowly he enters the dark tower.
The stairs are steep and the walls cold.
Coming to the top he sees the souls,
they are of everyone we knows.
Just his presence there
will set them free.
Violet light hits the tower,
the sky turns blue
and the souls are free.
The traveller meets his long lost love
dead for a thousand years.
Now Lancelot and Guinevere are