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Conquistador your stallion stands
In need of company
And like some angel's haloed brow
You reek of purity
I see your armour-plated breast
Has long since lost it's sheen
And in your death mask face
There are no signs which can be seen

And though I hoped for something to find
I could see no maze to unwind

Conquistador a vulture sits
Upon your silver shield
And in your rusty scabbard now
The sand has taken seed
And though your jewel-encrusted blade
Has not been plundered still
The sea has washed across your face
And taken of it's fill

And though I hoped for something to find
I could see no maze to unwind

Conquistador there is no time
I must pay my respect
And though I came to jeer at you
I leave now with regret
And as the gloom begins to fall
I see there is no, only all
And though you came with sword held high
You did not conquer, only die

And though I hoped for something to find
I could see no maze to unwind



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    UnregisteredJul 30, 2012 at 9:00 pm
    Pseudo-poetic like most ph lyrics. Music to do hallucinogenic drugs by. Not having done drugs, i don't dig this. I have collected some of their stuff out of a slight and transient interest in being a part of my generation.
  • U
    UnregisteredJun 27, 2012 at 7:51 am
    Ever since first hearing this song's curious lyrics and . Beautifully haunting melody everal years ago, the imagery i received was that of an unbeliever in the divinity of jesus christ mocking him to his face, basically. The live version of it is a flawless feat production and talent.

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