Realization comes through reaping
Reality contained in quite
My companions are walking corpses
I am buried with your words
Turned their backs to me
Scared to see the ghost
Turned and walked away
Scared to see the ghost
Time to go one last look one last touch a ghost to those I love
Time to go one last touch goodbye to those i love
So close
So close to separation
A ghost without a grave
A ghost without a name
So close


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    General Commentit's about dan's problem with panic attacks.
    outsyder101on April 24, 2002   Link
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    General CommentDude, he's singing about when he became a Christian and how his old friends were spiritually killing him and how he had to get away, his friends didn't want to see the change and the new him, so they were scared to see the "ghost" that was now him(alive in Christ dead to sin)
    and were also scared of the Holy Ghost who they saw in him. God Bless
    TearsmeetBloodon June 08, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWell put.
    KoiHoshion June 11, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI agree w/ KoiHoshi
    tim2255on June 21, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is my favorite song by Zao. and i agree with all of you.
    ALIVEisDEADon July 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwelll put Tears, but unfortunately, outsyder101 is right... Dan himself has stated in an interview that this song is about his struggle with panic attacks... a few of his songs are, another is 'Dark Cold Sound'... if you have evidence for your view, prove me wrong, but i've read any interview that might explain any of Zao's songs, and "The Ghost Psalm" was specifically mentioned once as being about Dan's panic attacks... although i think your explanation is very intuitive and thoughtful...
    Darth_Squirrelon July 26, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is about dan's obsessive compulive disorders. dan said it in a live version of the song available for download on the net. this is one of my favorite zao songs as i suffer with some of the problems he does as well.
    irishkmooreon August 02, 2002   Link
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    General Commentjust as irishkmoore said, there's a live version of this where Dan states that it's a song about his panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorders... so let's all be happy!
    Darth_Squirrelon October 06, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWell Darth. the point of writing is to let the reader/listener figure out his/her own interpertation so really there is no wrong answers.
    Autumn_is_silenceon October 17, 2002   Link
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    General Commentit's a wrong answer if it's not right... and since dan's the author, he's probably correct about the meaning.
    XteeXjayXon April 18, 2003   Link

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