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Most of this is memory now
Ive gone too far to turn back now
Im not quite what I thought I was but
Then again Im maybe more
The blood-words promised, Ive spoken
Releasing the names from the circle
Maybe I can leave here now and, o
Transcend the boundaries

For now Im standing here
Im awaiting this grand transition
The future is but past forgotten
On the road to madness

Times measure rusts as it crawls
I see it's face in the looking glass - stop
This screaming laughter hides, the pain of it's reality
Black, the door was locked I opened
And now Ive paid that price ten-fold over
Knowledge - was it worth such torment, oh
To see the far side of shadow

And still Im standing here
Im awaiting this grand transition
Im a fool in search of wisdom
And Im on the road to madness
Yes, Im on the road to madness

Im awaiting endlessly
Pounding rhythms echo me
Wont you take me somewhere far beyond the void

And still Im standing here
Im awaiting this grand transition
Maybe one day, oh I'll meet you, and well
Walk the roads to madness
Yes, were on the road to madness

Oh, I think they've come to take me
I hear the voice, but there's no-one to see
I can't scream, too late it's time

Stay on the course to pass
Youll never find the answer
To a place where darkened angels
Seemed lost and never found
Scream to see the light of
Forming figures fast behind you
Lay the past in the wind to spin
And your fate will sail beyond the open plains
Sail with angels onward
Live or die for the chosen one said
Saber sights cast a spell behind you
And they lock in all around

Free the scene insider
Never looking back to find why
Ride a course till the end of time
And you'll stand atop the gate
Laying waste in a path recited
Fighting force wont avenge the guided black wing
Oh, electric might poses fright inside me
Seeing light at the end of sight reminds me
Ive passed away



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    UnregisteredFeb 22, 2012 at 10:58 pm
    I see a solider fighting for reasons unknown only to find that it was too late to question why he died. Political bs that fueled greed without the sanctity of human right due to greed.
  • U
    UnregisteredJan 26, 2012 at 6:10 am
    Is this song about alleister crowley? I saw a biography that he went to some secluded place in england to try to perform a ritual, and was never the same afterwards...

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