Sleep is too quiet
dreams are too painful
truth is the bed of this ocean of lies.
Sinking through layers of untouched oblivion
soaking from spirits but still far too dry.
Losing all barbed fences Lucid - no defenses
"Where is my mother?" the child asked the soldier.
The soldier was watching them both fade away.
Nine words create an oblivion ocean:
"Dad tell me, will I be dead very long?"
Losing all I lived for. Losing all I fought for.

Oh god if you save them I swear I'll always hold them in my hand!
Oh god if you save them I'd take them west
we'd start again in the promised land.

When life is wearing thin we pray: the gods are close at hand when man is astray. But when it all is said and done - is he to thank the gods for just taking his son?

Sleep is too quiet, dreams are too painful
truth is the bed of this ocean of lies.
Words can create an oblivion ocean:
"dad tell me, will I be dead very long?"
Losing all I lived for. Losing all I fought for.

Oh god if you save them I swear I'll always hold them in my hand.
Oh god if you save them I'd take them west
we'd start again (then) in the promised land.


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    General Commentit amazing dat know one has submitedany thing bout this
    This is clearly about the horrors and futility of war, by saying that
    Sleep is too quiet
    dreams are too painful
    meaning that the soldier has been scarred by war.
    This is defiantly one of POS' best songs
    BE_POSon July 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentDaniel explained the "9 words" in an interview. He thought of life - a very short period of time when compared to 'nonlife' or 'death', everything that happened before and happens after your life. That time is an eternity. "Dad tell me will I be dead very long?"
    o210non August 22, 2006   Link

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