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I hear the music, daylight disc
Three men in black said, "Don't report this"
"Ascension," and that's all they said
Sickness now, the hour's dread

All praise
He's found the awful truth, Balthazar
He's found the saucer news

I'm in fairy rings and tower beds
"Don't report this," three men said
Books by the blameless and by the dead
King in yellow, queen in red

All praise
He's found the awful truth, Balthazar
He's found the saucer news

Dead leaves always give up motion
I no longer feel the motion
Where prophecy fails, the falling motion
"Don't report this, agents of fortune"

All praise
He's found the awful truth, Balthazar
He's found the saucer news



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    UnregisteredFeb 9, 2014 at 2:50 am
    To add to the above, all paranormal phenomena are also a part of that which is found within. The manner of the vision is inconsequential. What is important to the experiencer is the realization of what the vision really means. Dead leaves rolled up in a paper can be a shortcut. The fallen notion is the one facing Daniel. Prophecy loses its fantastic appearance and mystery to Daniel with the realization that Heaven is found within the man.

    Gary W. Harper
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    UnregisteredFeb 9, 2014 at 2:43 am
    He's found the saucer's use, first two choruses; . Saucer's you, third (live variations: Saucer's proof, you, doom). As sung; Books by blameless. I no longer feel emotion; Where prophecy fails the fallen notion.

    This is directly from the Book of Daniel, where Balthazar's (Daniel's) vision is of one who looks like a son of man, who comes out of the sky to talk to him, and shows him the future. The three men in black are implied to be the three wise men of the nativity scene. Daniel discovers the awful truth, which is that the saucer is actually the one who looks like the son of man, who is, in truth, actually Daniel. His vision is of that which is within himself. All are to praise him for having reached his full potential.

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