"Burn" as written by P. B. Lianmawia, H. S. Lalruatliana, Rosangliana, and Joshua Zoramliana....
You lie in the snow, cold but not dead
stare into the sun, long since its last heat

feel the freeze burn skin
salt your open wounds
a burning desire clears your eyes
a willful air fills your lungs

you choke your first breath of wildfire and ocean's depth
climb out of your hole, see your spirit take form

this world of cold stone gives nothing in return
to those who sleep while the restless burn
there are the few driven to flame
most are content to drown in the wake of dreams

the trail lies overground
across the years fade out of light
ever growing dim to an age in the dark
grasp from your soul a don't let it steal your eyes


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"Burn" as written by Joshua Zoramliana H. S. Lalruatliana

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    General CommentLooks like to me it's the paralyzing effect of the coldness being used as a metaphor for inaction...the subject can't be spurred by the heat to actually alter it's life, but the speaker is pleading (DON'T LET IT STEAL YOUR...) the subject to go before the cold fully paralyzes him/her/it.
    shnugen17on November 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's like everyone in the world is freezed by modern culture and ideals and it takes stregth to overcome that and set your spirit free.
    ytriffyon May 02, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis song is probably based on the writings of Jack London, which are a huge influence on them.

    It is an advice not to destroy your life with trivialities, but actually live it. The ones who live are tge ones who burn.
    MarlonMoraison January 08, 2010   Link
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    My InterpretationFor me it's about being in some difficult situation. You want to retake something or someone that was important for you, but you are idle.
    gegege12on July 26, 2010   Link
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    General CommentBurn, my first encounter with Neo! It amazed me, i needed this.
    vahab11227on January 19, 2017   Link

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