This is a Hammer
This is a Hymn
This is a match
To a ball of lies


This is the blade
This is the beauty
These are the stars
Raining down from the sky


This is the light that shines
And I can see the pines are dancing
This is the leaving of another love
This is the howling at the moon
These are the arms you fell into
I am a fire and I must burn today


This is an echo
This is the glory
This is the pounding of a midnight heart
This is the mountains
This is the lightning
This is the man pulling on his iron chains


This is the light that shines
And I can see the pines are dancing
This is the leaving of another love
This is the howling at the moon
These are the arms you fell into
I am a fire and I must burn today

lala lala lala
lala lala lala
lala lala lala
lala lala lala


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I can see the pines are dancing song meanings
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    General CommentI think this is about realizing in the midst of a relationship, even as powerful as it is, that it going to end. The "ball of lies," are rearing their ugly heads. Even as much as he wants to keep going, and how much love there might be, he knows he must go. I think she is trying to change something about him, and he is not ready to.

    "This is the howling at the moon
    These are the arms you fell into
    I am a fire and I must burn today"

    absolutely beautiful. This is the animalistic cry. He is the one for her. But he cannot put out the flame of his heart/soul and change -- not even for the one he loves. This is truly the musical equivalent of the lonely wolf, head thrown back, howling at the moon for something he cannot find himself.
    katyappleseedon May 28, 2010   Link

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