Beneath the oppressive, yet magnificent crown of clouds
Trees sway in the winds of uttermost dark within
The dead ones bleed
in rapture clad in shrouds
The seas of Euphoria correspond with the affliction, therein
I, a dweller of the dark and the hall of
in silence disembark to the paths unhallow
Autumnwind my betrothed guide me on my journey afar
Child of winter dismay
wilt thou be my guiding star?
Once on a misty day in mid-autumn
I walked upon the fallen leaves of gold
Once on a cold day of
I wandered amidst the towering trees
With each fall of the leafe my heart dies more
As the autumn twilight is
come to caress the night
With each fall of the leafe I am weaker than before
As the ebony plight comes to embrace the
Moonlight impales me in my slumber
I dive into the depths of stars
Earth and fire bestow thy kindness!
O air and
water hasten to my aid!
Impenitent, a guiding vortex appears
Leads me unto high, unto...
My El Dorado, overgliding from
Grandeur in Oneself... The One heart [...]
Overself in the everflowing Sorrowstream!
But nothing more do I love than
As darkness comes to usher me to sleep
Let me die, with no regrets, no reminiscence to recall
Let me dive into her arms,
forever into the deep
Lulled into sleep I die again and again
As the wind swept across the forest of dreams
And the [...]
wept with the golden leaves,
forever more in the everflowing Sorrowstream