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Thursday, October 12, 2017

In Memory of Tool

In Memory of Robert Pruett
Executed by the State of Texas
October 12, 2017



I've been around this world
Yet I see no end
All shall fade to black again and again
This storm that's broken me
My only friend

[Chorus:]
In this river all shall fade to black
In this river ain't no coming back
In this river all shall fade to black
Ain't no coming back

Withdrawn I step away
Just to find myself
The door is closed again
The only one left
This storm that's broken me
My only friend








9 comments:

Anonymous said...

The State of Texas killed someone last night who never killed anyone. What a diabolical business. Robert was at peace before he went, and his last photos show that he was still able to enjoy life. He is an example to us all.

He was a great writer too and I am looking forward to his autobiography being published. The lyrics below I think are more representative of his philosophy. He didn't fear the reaper. I don't even need to say RIP in his case as he was at peace anyway.

All our times have come
Here, but now they're gone
Seasons don't fear the reaper
Nor do the wind, the sun or the rain
(We can be like they are)
Come on baby
(Don't fear the reaper)
Baby take my hand
(Don't fear the reaper)
We'll be able to fly

Blue Oyster Cult - Don't Fear The Reaper

porky2017 said...

I think robert was behind the 8 ball from the time he was born, i don't know if he did it or not, someone did, but i don't think they should of executed him.

Anonymous said...


If they say
Who cares if one more light goes out?
In the sky of a million stars
It flickers, flickers
Who cares when someone's time runs out?
If a moment is all we are
We're quicker, quicker
Who cares if one more light goes out?
Well I do
One more light - Linkin Park

Sharon Mcmurtrie said...

So shocked and sad texas executed robert i read his story he never had a chance giving a kid 99 yrs then giving him the DP on the word of other crooks with no forensic evidence is beyond belief only in Texas. Rest in peace robert lynn pruett your finally free xcx much love sharon from Scotland

Anonymous said...

So true - the documentary made in the UK about Robery'so life touched so many people - what a waste of life - love and light

Anonymous said...

So deeply disturbed and saddened by Robert's murder. Such a heavy heart. He was so bright, so evolved, so generous of spirit but mostly he was innocent. I feel so sad that the world just showed cruelty to him, over and over. God help you, Texas.

Jennneke said...

I still can't believe it....I never wrote Robert although I wish I did...I found it so incredible that despite where he was, he was such a kind and caring person...The world really lost a light...It's such a waste of life and potential.

Unknown said...

R.I.P Robert

Anonymous said...

robert pruett should have never been sent to an adult prison in the first place. he didn't stand a chance.