Desert
reclaims the land,
and we return full in colour.
Dark Sea
don't bother me,
when water turns into land.

Oh our end
has come at last,
and we return full in colour.
Oh I see
I see the fires ahead,
but in my mind
it's turning cold.

The Sun
will freeze
and our fate don't bother me.
The rise
of the sea
does not concern me when
all of your city lights
turn you brightest day
into sleepless night.
But it's not me,
No, it's not me.

The Sun
will freeze,
and our fate don't bother me.
The rise
of the sea,
does not concern me when
all of your city lights
turn your brightest day
into sleepless night.
and the rising and all,
you are now watching out.
But it's not me,
No it's not me.
It's not me, It's not me.


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    General CommentMy interpretation is that the narrator has reached a state of resignation but it also has a somewhat resentful after-taste.
    Feeling that all shall become inverse in time but perhaps not simply feeling above it, he effectively declares that "The fires ahead." are not his concern because he did not wish or intend for cataclysmic events to occur. It's a denial and abdication of responsibility, they see others causing their own suffering: "All of your city lights
    Turn your brightest days
    Into Sleepless nights.
    But It's not me.
    No It's not me."
    The narrator feels that they did not cause or play into this, yet the sadness of the refrain and tone of the lyrics invites a reply. You can hear them hanging their head and turning away on the last line. They do care but are masking it with self-righteous disappointment and lamentation. A person feeling like they have not been listened to, acknowledged or valued wishes to turn their back on the world as it ends but their emotions reveal this as a hollow declaration made in sorrow. As though they are begging someone to show them otherwise.

    Quite a cathartic and beautiful piece.
    Tindaloson November 26, 2015   Link

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