Alight of Night

The Dazzled

I sit in the window watching my days from a safe distance
Clock towers toll and I am frozen every instant
Backward I brood and forward I dream for figments of existence
It can't be saved. It's already lost, it thrives on my resistance
We are bound and marching to an ever static distance

I sit in the window watching my days from a great distance
Clock towers toll and I am frozen every instant
Backward I brood and forward I dream for figments of existence
It can't be saved. It's already lost, it thrives on my resistance
My persistance, that's just my existence

Backward I brood and forward I dream for figments of existence
We are bound and marching to an ever static distance, static distance


Crystal Stilts

We're courting dreams
We're snorting dreams
We're courting dreams
For distorting time
To disturb the procession
Preserved in our mind
Preserved in our mind
Disturbing our mind
Disturbing my mind

Strange memories of death
Catastrophes of nostalgia
In arenas I rest
As reveries form battalions
Chattering chasms
Chortle fountains of hymns
Spew mangled scenes that
Sear mountains of skin

Mountains of skin
Fountains of hymns
Fountains of Him

We're courting dreams
For distorting time
To disturb the procession
Preserved in our mind
Disturbing our mind
Disturbing our mind

We're courting dreams
We're snorting dreams
Distorting dreams
Recording dreams
We're courting dreams
We're snorting dreams
Distorting dreams
Recording dreams

We're courting
We're snorting
Distorting
Recording dreams


Graveyard Orbit

I'll love a girl someday
She'll nourish me in sympathy
But now I'm shoved through subways
Selling subtleties, it sickens me
I'll love the earth someday
She'll nourish me in pity
But now I'm shoved through subways
Selling subtleties in cities

And I will try to wonder why
I never heard her cry
And I will try to wonder why
I never saw her die
And I will find her in skies
Behind my eyes
And I will find her in the skies
Behind my eyes
The skies behind my eyes

I'll love a girl someday
And she'll nourish me in pity
But now I'm shoved through subways
Selling subtleties in cities
I'll love the earth someday
And she'll nourish me in sympathy
But now I'm shoved through subways
Selling subtleties, it sickens me


Prismatic Room

Been building my life out of distorted fragments
Absorbing light through a prismatic tomb
My mind imbibes the city's madness
Projecting worlds on the walls of this magic room

This magic room
My prismatic tomb
This prismatic room
My magic tomb

When I conjure memories
They feel like someone else's
Mere unconscious currency
I adhere to my reflections

In this magic room
My prismatic tomb
This prismatic room
My magic tomb

Been building my life out of distorted fragments
Absorbing light through a kaleidoscopic tomb
My mind imbibes the city's madness
Projecting worlds on the walls of this cosmic room

This cosmic room
My prismatic room
This prismatic room
My magic room


The SinKing

I knew we had to leave as soon as the sun rose
Ersatz city seethes beneath the heavens in repose
We need to flee this town to keep ourselves intact
Now if we could only get our bodies to react

It's the sin king, sinking
Sin king, sinking

I can feel the floods in this opulent sodom
Where all your millions of kings will just sink to the bottom
I can feel the floods in this opulent sodom
Where all your millions of kings will just sink to the bottom

Sin king, sinking
It's the sin king, sinking

I knew we had to leave as soon as the sun froze
Ersatz cities freeze beneath the heavens in repose
We need to seize the crown to keep ourselves intact
Now if we could only get our minds to react

Sin king, sinking
It's the sin king, sinking
It's the sin king, sinking
Sin king, sinking


Departure

I discern a subtle stream
Converging in the quiet
Just behind the silence
My mind has slipped inside it
I can feel a past being fed me
A second hand future's misled me
Second hand futures misled me
I feel a fate being fed me

To devour my memories
In a single sitting
Seems the only means
The only means befitting

A reunion with my beloved
A reunion with the sun
A reunion with the stars
A reunion with the sun

Though I know
Endless dawn awaits
Still I rotate at the gate
To watch my life escape
Never turning as it runs
My reunion with the sun
Never turning as it runs

I discern a subtle stream
Converging in the quiet
Just behind the silence
My mind has slipped inside it


Shattered Shine

Shape shifting city stretches and bends the night
Figures fly past through space, faces shine with shattered light
A dream transmigrates its way in the dark
Twisting its secret course all through the city's heart
Shine shattered shine
Shine shattered shadow

Shape shifting city stretches and bends the night
Figures fly past through space, faces shine with shattered light
A dream transmigrates its way in the dark
Twisting its secret course all through the city's heart
Shine shattered shine
Shine shattered shadow


Verdant Gaze

She longs to be
Redeemed by dreams
Where I conceive and retrieve
Her memories

She longs to be
And she belongs to me
She longs to be created
Re-created
Be created

She disturbs me to see through the perverted haze
She deserves to be redeemed by a verdant gaze


Bright Night

Isolate essence ecstatically
Assess malevolent capacity
Perfect an inverted perfidy
Affect an atavism
Bring out the worst in me
Friends seem afraid
Neighbors just curse at me
Hurling aspersions
At my church of perversity

Finding faces in a blackness
Fathom form in the abyss
This vision's chaos of color
Is a collision of bane and bliss
Finding faces in a blackness
Fathom form in the abyss
This vision's chaos of color
Is a collision of bane and bliss

That's not the real sun
I'm not the real one
It's not the real sun
I'm not the real one
That's not the real sun
I'm not the real one
It's not the real sun
I'm not the real one


Spiral Transit

Transfixed by a distant chaos
Locked inside a violent womb
Brood into frenzy
I witness what's foredoomed

Amid seven in a subway car
Tearing towards a country
Emblems drenched in darkness
Twisting their faces from me

Ubiquitous market
With the innocence watching
To see what's on the table
To see what it's costing

We will debauch and debase them
Then be sickened by their sins
Blank books and baby bastilles
Will follow hollow hymns

In steepled business buildings
Housing holy banks
They manufacture messiahs
Upholding human ranks

Back stair descent
Through sentient corridors
Presumed escapes
Just roomfuls of foreigners

Dizzying signals
And fleeting flashes
Have led me backwards
Through dream and ashes

Transfixed by a distant chaos
Locked inside a violent womb
Transformed to a newborn chorus
That's sung from a sacred wound


The City In The Sea

Still astonished by this spark of light
Still astonished by this spark of light
Like the sun swallowed by the sea
The waters call for me
Like the sun swallowed by the sea

Pulls me under
Rips the sun asunder
Pulls me under
Rips the sun asunder

I fight to find my life
Through these labyrinths of light
On a flight to find my life

I fight to find my life
Through these designs of light
On a flight to find my life
I'm still astonished by this spark of light

Like the sun swallowed by the sea
The waters call for me
Like the sun swallowed by the sea

Like the sun swallowed by the sea
The waters call for me
Like the sun swallowed by the sea

I'm still astonished by this spark of light
Even as these waters writhe
Still astonished by this spark of life
Even as these waters rise

Still astonished by this spark of light
Spark of light, spark of light, spark of light