Slip in this certain knot of peace
I'm keeping silent, keeping silent til in turn it keeps me.
Won't you remain with me?

Oh, come blissful sleep.
Won't you be my release?
Oh, charitable thief.
Come take me away.

Oh, vessel of grace whisper in my ear
A melodious sonnet of forgiveness.
Sweet seraphim won't you sing me to peace?
I'll be waiting.

I'll keep my ear to the earth
I'll keep my head to the ground
I'll keep my hands from shaking
I'll keep listening for the sound
I'll keep my eyes to the sea
I'll keep these words in my heart
I'll keep your name on my lips
Until it tears me apart.

Lyrics submitted by EagleAndrew

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    General CommentIt seems that he is at peace with God and is, therefore, ready to die and go to heaven. The instrumentation illustrates this as well. "Charitable Thief" may describe how God gives and takes life. A true work of art, both lyrically and musically, by a great band.
    Thricefoldon April 22, 2012   Link

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