Armies In The Fire

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The lamps now glitter down the street;
Faintly sound the falling feet;
And the blue even slowly falls
About the garden trees and walls.

Now in the falling of the gloom
The red fire paints the empty room:
And warmly on the roof it looks,
And flickers on the back of books.

Armies march by tower and spire
Of cities blazing, in the fire;--
Till as I gaze with staring eyes,
The armies fade, the lustre dies.

Then once again the glow returns;
Again the phantom city burns;
And down the red-hot valley, lo!
The phantom armies marching go!

Blinking embers, tell me true
Where are those armies marching to,
And what the burning city is
That crumbles in your furnaces!

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Millie, United Kingdom

20 October 2011 at 7:14pm

I love it so much that I would of thought of that.

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Maria Alexandra, Ecuador

30 April 2010 at 12:08am

I like all the music, because I'm a teacher and my students are so happy with the songs.....Thanks.....

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