Hollow, Hollow Halloween

Music: O vos omnes.
Tomas Luis de Victoria.
Performed by The Tudor Concert at the Free Music Archive
under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial license.

Hollow, hollow Halloween,
All hollow at the bone
Like a loud but silent scream
Long entombed in stone.
O hollow, hard, unhallowed souls
Wandering the night:
Ever weep on daylight's shoals
Even as the matin tolls,
Never reaching light.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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