They saw me, they know
all the questions I fear;
by this pillar I’ll hide – just a while disappear.
In this moment with you
in this moment alone;
while we pour out our hearts – by my pillar of stone.
Let’s escape, run away
both of us, just us two;
as my pillar still stands – let it hide someone ne…
Close your eyes, relax, forget;
the hand is cold, the hand of death –
the pulse it fades, the music stops to rest ...
you feel it now – damnation at its best.
Injected for the purpose of relief,
infliction of the pain you felt the least;
and down the hall the swinging doors have closed –
Literature as we know it is changing. It is moving from Penguin Classics Paperback Novels, to Amazon Kindles and iPads. Our children may never know who William Blake or John Keats are; however they may learn of Salman Rushdie or J.R.R. Tolkien, the writers that are shaping our Literature today.