"Memento Mori" as written by and Dan Searle Sam Carter....
As above. So below.
Dismantled piece by piece, what's left will not decease.
As within. So without.
The seasons bring relief.
Let me live and die in peace.

(Let me live and die in peace, let me live and die in peace, let me live and die in peace, let me live and die in peace.)

I will be consumed, returned into the Earth.
Only passing through, nothing left to hold on to.
Like the thaw against the snow into the undertow.
Cut the chord and cast me out.
And cast me out.

It's a promise that you cannot break.
Was your life worth dying for?
The universe survives on give and take.
Death is an open door.
It's a promise that you cannot break.
Was your life worth dying for?
The universe survives on give and take.
Decay is the only law.

As above. So below.
Dismantled piece by piece, what's left cannot decease.
As within. So without.
The seasons bring relief.
Just let me live and die in peace.

Change, and everything is change, nothing can be held onto. To the degree that you go with a stream, you see, you are still, you're flowing with it. But to the degree you resist the stream, then you notice that the current is rushing past you and fighting you. So swim with it, go with it. And you're there. You're at rest.

It'll wear you down through skin and bone, through skin and bone.
It's as if my mind has a mind of its own, has a mind of its own.
It'll wear you down through skin and bone, through skin and bone.
It's as if my mind has a mind of its own, has a mind of its own.

When my heart skips two beats,
I am hidden deep fast asleep.
The sea will part where oceans meet,
Finally complete.

It's a promise that you cannot break.
Was your life worth dying for?
The universe survives on give and take.
Death is an open door.
It's a promise that you cannot break.
Was your life worth dying for?
The universe survives on give and take.
Decay is the only law...

Swansong.
A declaration of endlessness, I swear I will not look back.
As I return into the black, when the veil lifts,
How will I know? How will I know?
Will I see God?

As above. So below.
Dismantled piece by piece, what's left cannot decease.
As within. So without.
The seasons bring relief.
Just let me live and die in peace.

You can't hang onto yourself.
You don't have to try not to hang onto yourself.
It can't be done, and that is Salvation.
Memento Mori; be mindful of Death.


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    General CommentI think this song is pretty simple. It's Tom's Swansong - it even says so in the song. It's his final thoughts somewhat on his life but moreso on moving forward toward his death and his acceptance of it.
    robertiegon July 11, 2017   Link

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