The_Red_Book_-_Liber_Novus

There was nothing to doubt til I sought to confirm
And that my friend is called stroking the worm
That is called taming the beast
I up and out before I’m deceased
Before the fire burns my skin raw
Or the ice in me gets a chance to thaw
I will rise above the state
Previously known as dissipate
Previously known and heretofore
As who I was before
Before I came to be
The stepping in that’s out of me
The stepping on that is gone
The Laura that will be strong
Instead of hammered by the blows
That every one of those boxers throws
And in that impingement of desire
I become the one to conspire
I become the set alight
I am not one to fight
But hear ye, here ye and know
Don’t come around me to go