Before the Ivory Gate

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Look we've got our hands full, but naught's worth keeping, and all is spent.
Look we've got both hands full, but it's sifting through our fingers, a grip forsaken in your eyes!

Waking silence!
As dawn becomes day in the breath of sunrise, breaking into golden light.

Waking silence!
I open my eyes to the sight of absence, another night of stolen dreams!

Saw you in my dreams, golden thread and wings, floating overhead.
Wake! I forgot your face, forgot what you said, in your golden voice.

Look we've got our hands full right now, but what the hell did I- what did you do? This light we've created, it sparked from embers. Betray that light, it's me that you burn. I'd hurt you too, if I didn't fucking care so much!

Promise me nothing more, these flames are choking your words! You're at the mercy of the one you destroyed.

Searching for heroes in all the wrong places, but they'll take your hand with such pretty faces. Tears without meaning, something unforeseen, cause every new day takes another part of me. Heaven knows I've tried to bring out the hero in me.

I'm floating away, I'm feeling weightless, estranged from each day. Never again will I let you come back.

Go! Before I come to my senses. You'll never listen to my words, to my heart again. Run away and join the shadows, and take the hand of night. It's in the dark I won't find you to tear this apart.

Hearts lost among the stars, never looking back, fading with the night.
Lies! Saw it in your eyes. I am closing mine, hiding in my sleep.


from No Wake, released December 2, 2012



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