Enveloped in the ruthless flare
Of dawn's first sprinkled blade of gold
Stabbing through the tender darkness
Blinding splinters of execution
Piercing that shadowy bubble of neglect
Illumination cast upon the obliviousness
The false delusion of a hero's rosy quest
Rays of vaporous petals
Sputtering through the droning tune
Of dismal power long eclipsed
Unlit notes of nothingness
Penetrating the orb of glowing hatred
That smothers his once conceited mission
He topples to the misty ground
A powdered corpse of claret robes
And defeated eyes of frosted steel
In the light.