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The increasing resistance
The open wounds
A paralyzed flock
Steadily drowns

The incline getting steeper
While legs turning numb
The quivering surface
The unavoidable descent

Off the edge
I have been thrown
Down

Vanished
All that I've known
Down

Reaching towards the unknown

Revelation yet to come
The self is growing stronger
The dusk
Remains longer

Like parasites, they devour
Violating the creation
The absence of the conscience
The shallow congregation


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    My InterpretationCould this possibly have something to do with being ostracised by the Church? There are a lot of religious words used, coincidence?

    Open wounds (in reference to the crucifixion of Jesus), flock (a common terminology used in the Bible to describe followers), revelation, violating the creation (God created all), and lastly congregation (a group commonly used in regards to Church gatherings).

    If we use the religious tract the songs seems to suggest for some reasons they've been cast out from their religious congregation (reason not given), and this describes their fight to find who they are now that they are not part of the flock. This freedom and individuality of thought has opened their eyes to a new world, new possibilities and new lines of thought ("vanished all I have known")

    The last verse seems to suggest that they have also come to realise that their church was perhaps not as Holy as it claimed to be (in fact they view them as "parasites" and that they are actually "devouring" / destroying the lives of many that their Creator made).
    sokornyon April 20, 2016   Link

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