Ravencrest (Corazon Suite)

Ravencrest has been published in All of Me Vol. VI, courtesy of Shadow Spark Publishing.

Listen to Ravencrest by Richard Charles Stevens (Corazon Suite)

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As certain as the raven perches
On the boughs of swaying birches
Swifter than a maiden curtsies
Or a twisting path diverges
I would spurn ten thousand dirges
To return to grace
Preferred of breaking curse
Of very many verses aged
To learn from every burden disengaged
Learn from every burden disengaged
(Disengage)
.
Certain in the gaze of my beholders
With the onus on determining the ever burning flame
(Ever burning flame)
Eye of raven
Thine persuasion
Speaks in tongue of twined narration
Holy bird of consternation
Perched atop the comfort station
Perched atop the comfort station
Holy bird of consternation
Unconcerned with awkward placing
Undeterred in forthward facing
Thine persuasion
Eye of raven
Speaks in tongue of twined narration
Whence observed as blood relation
Celebrating punctuation
.
Such great weight
I bear on my shoulders
To march not with soldiers
But hearten with braves
Such great weight
I bear on my shoulders
To march not with soldiers
But hearten with braves
Such great weight
I bear on my shoulders
To march not with soldiers
But hearten with braves
Such great weight
I bear on my shoulders
To march not with soldiers
But hearten with braves
.
As certain as the raven perches
On the boughs of swaying birches
Swifter than a maiden curtsies
Or a twisting path diverges
I would spurn ten thousand dirges
To return to grace
Preferred of breaking curse
Of very many verses aged
To learn from every burden disengaged
Learn from every burden disengaged
(Ever burning flame)
As certain as the raven perches
On the boughs of swaying birches
I will see reversed my certain fate
.
True are the feathers of tethering plume
Duly dissevered to weather the gloom
Bled through the never
To revel anew
At the heavenly sight of entitlement bloomed
True are the feathers of tethering plume
Duly dissevered to weather the gloom
Bled through the never
To revel anew
At the heavenly sight of entitlement bloomed
Preferred to the murder of crows to the left
This bird bears the mark of each heart in arrest
Preferred to the murder of crows to the left
This bird bears the mark of each heart in arrest
True are the feathers of tethering plume
Duly dissevered to weather the gloom
Bled through the never
To revel anew
At the heavenly sight of entitlement bloomed
.
Each recital unbridled of rightful costume
For every nightfall
And unforeseen skyfall
It basks in the light of the moon
(Basks in the light of the moon)
Basks in the light of the moon
(Ever burning flame)
.
Sentient to fate impending
Resolute in faith unbending
Lending ear to cavaliers
In favour of more graceful ending
Eye of raven
Gaze unending
Highlights each pathway ascending
Comprehending higher ground
To claim profoundly thence transcending
.
True are the feathers of tethering plume
Duly dissevered to weather the gloom
Bled through the never
To revel anew
At the heavenly sight of entitlement bloomed
True are the feathers of tethering plume
Duly dissevered to weather the gloom
Bled through the never
To revel anew
At the heavenly sight of entitlement bloomed
Preferred to the murder of crows to the left
This bird bears the mark of each heart in arrest
Preferred to the murder of crows to the left
This bird bears the mark of each heart in arrest
True are the feathers of tethering plume
Duly dissevered to weather the gloom
Bled through the never
To revel anew
At the heavenly sight of entitlement bloomed
.
Such great weight
I bear on my shoulders
To march not with soldiers
But hearten with braves
Such great weight
I bear on my shoulders
To march not with soldiers
But hearten with braves
Such great weight
I bear on my shoulders
To march not with soldiers
But hearten with braves
Such great weight
I bear on my shoulders
To march not with soldiers
But hearten with braves
.
Ever burning flame
(Ever burning flame)
Ever burning flame
(Ever burning flame)
.
Abreast of each labour
Reflective of nature
Collective of every destiny savoured
In changeless name of everlasting quest
As certain as the raven perches
Mighty be its crest
Mighty be its crest
(Ever burning flame)
Mighty be its crest
(Ever burning flame)
As certain as the raven perches
Mighty be its crest
.
As certain as the raven perches
On the boughs of swaying birches
Swifter than a maiden curtsies
Or a twisting path diverges
I would spurn ten thousand dirges
To return to grace
Preferred of breaking curse
Of very many verses aged
To learn from every burden disengaged
Learn from every burden disengaged
.

Richard Charles Stevens

Keeper of The Crimson Quill

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