There Will Always Be Embers

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Remnants

"Where there has been love, there will always be embers, as the remains of a bonfire outlast the flames." Gwyn ap Nudd, Lord of the Wild Hunt, via Cassandra Clare, Lord of Shadows



When the world passed by slowly
Time almost stood still
You stood in the shadows
Letting cold fuel your will
And I stood in the darkness
Waiting to be found
When the world kept on moving
Kept on going around
We prayed for some notice
That we weren't left out
But the world won't remember
When we've left it behind
No, the world won't remember
The day that we died


I held you in my memory
A dream I'd never find
While you danced through the ether
Climbing toward the sky
I followed your footsteps
Through all of the pain
I sent myself searching
For a way to regain
The peace and the safety
We once took in vain
As the shadows surrounded
All the places we've been
I searched the horizon
Hoped I'd see you again


There will always be embers
Where love was a flame
I will always remember
Before you went away
There will always be embers
Of the love that remains
I will never surrender
To forgetting our days


You told me a story
About a girl filled with rage
For all she'd endured
And for what she became
You said she was broken
Only weakness remained
You said it was hopeless
But I loved you anyway


There will always be embers
Where your essence remains


I told you a story
About a boy full of shame
From all of the failures
And the mistakes he made
I said he was broken
Only darkness remained
I said it was hopeless
But you loved me anyway


There will always be embers
Where love was a flame
I will always remember
Before you went away
There will always be embers
Of the love that remains
I will never surrender
To forgetting our days


There will always be embers
No matter what else remains
There will always be embers
Til the end of my days


You've traveled where I cannot yet go
To a place I won't soon come to know
But, I hope you'll be waiting
When I can finally meet you there
Then we can breathe on these embers
Turn our love to a blaze


There will always be embers
There won't always be pain
There will always be remnants
Of a love left to fray
There will always be embers
They will always remain

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Random inspiration from a book quote.

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allets's picture

Great Quote

Memories as embers that outlast the encounter or the conflagration - beautiful comparison. Thank you for sharing. - allets-



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RoC's picture

There are many good quotes

In those Shadowhunters novels. Glad you enjoyed my spark of inspiration from this one.


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