Just a step cried the sad man
Take a look down at the madman
Theatre kings on silver wings
Fly beyond reason
From the flight of the seagull
Come the spread claws of the eagle
Only fear breaks the silence
As we all kneel pray for guidance

Tread the road cross the abyss
Take a look down at the madness
On the streets of the city
Only spectres still have pity
Patient queues for the gallows
Sing the praises of the hallowed
Our machines feed the furnace
If they take us they will burn us

Will you still know who you are
When you come to who you are

When the flames have their season
Will you hold to your reason
Loaded down with your talents
Can you still keep your balance
Can you live on a knife-edge




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    General CommentWhoa, way different from the Take A Pebble epic of small proportions right before. I think I like this one better.

    Well-written lyrics. Pretty good overall. B.
    inpraiseoffollyon September 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis instrumental section is much better than that in Take A Pebble (except for the end of TAP's instrumental section).
    inpraiseoffollyon September 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentOh, it's "abyss". I assumed it was "abbess", which made for a weird sort of non sequitur.
    Chocolate Is Yummyon June 15, 2008   Link

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