the light of the moon will not shine tonight

to allow the sinful earth to bask in her healing gaze,

and although the stars shine ever brighter

the moon will never again shed her benevolent light

diminished to a dim star

her once radiant stare turns to a cold glare,

and although the stars try to cool the black fires of the earth

his deeds have undone him

damning him to eternal sorrow

never again to feel the caress of her cooling aura.