Endure Your Burden

by Swume

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released January 3, 2017

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Track Name: Daneeka's Lament (feat. Coli Kiss)
An insect has been burrowing through the limbs of my internal tree
Born from the loss and rise of once profitable company
That keeps the limbs from reaching out and continue to shun
Three birds on my branch and the tempest took one
The latter betrays and the other a fool
Why have you chosen I to have your fun
Future now skewed from the disease born of your cruel

But I'm the seraph of this world
Now you think you're the only one
Ferdinand's wounded come gather around
Self thought exceptionalism doesn't award one the crown
Be attentive to a ripple in a storm
Just look past the eye and you'll see where you stand is tame
But I got money and power
Then aid in the meek's inheritance
Track Name: Take It Forward
My
Don’t want to talk about it
My
 just want to look around it
My
Let it fester evermore
Reprieve glints in the form of a wave
An alluring key for admittance, too concave
From the tug of split will with each passing day
Now relent and express obeisance to the fray

And I’m crazy too
But so far, it don’t mean I deserve you
Do I hear a knell?
Go to. Remain stood.
Cast the final stone
And walk on by, walk on by

Passing seasons with no change
Monotony’s break hinders just the same
Look around the ceiling there’s a cure
But every gift has stripes for sure
My
Don’t want to talk about it
My
Just want to look around it
My
Let it fester evermore

And I’m lazy too
But so far, it don’t mean I deserve you
Do I hear a knell?
Go to. Remain stood.
Cast the final stone
And walk on by, walk on by

So you wanna prophesize?
The mourning is new
Think you want to prophesize?
Look, two by two
Take it forward
And the cock consumes me
Track Name: John Henry
John Henry
God bless your soul
You picked up the hammer out of others’ thirst for control
To preserve your life
And thwart the villain brandishing empowered knife

I’ve been shedding tears for you
and you’ve been living under lethal strain
All for the sake of machine’s strength
To belittle the power of such a man

John Henry died on the side of the road
Taking that steel through tunnel and hole
Broken by those with hammer in hand
A hero mistaken for a sacrificial lamb
Whose destiny was decided by those who can
Not again, not again

John Henry
God bless your soul
Killed for being caught in the grips of an arcane toll
Carried out by the falsely ordained
Who judge the life of those according to what is trained

I’ve been shedding tears for you
And you’ve been drawing blood
What a waste of a galant man
Who will sadly not be the end

John Henry died on the side of the road
Taking that steel through tunnel and hole
Broken by those with hammer in hand
A hero mistaken for a sacrificial lamb
Whose destiny was decided by those who can
Not again, not again

No I can’t take this no more
When will Janus be at the door
Track Name: Cesspool of Unknowing
I have tripped into the cesspool of unknowing
Awaiting the fingertips to pluck me out
I know the choice was not given to me
But I feel an option still in route
To relieve me of my position in a land full of doubt

Though the executioner cries and the sad blonde girl dies
We laugh with joyous remorse over the exploitation seen
For it fills us with power and visions of what we could have been

I ask you now would you join the hunt
To run under moonlight branches in search of your next helpless prey
And in the corpse of your victim practice your naked dances into the very next day

I have taken on the cesspool of unknowing
And neither won nor lost
I've retreated to areas blind
away from the emotional cost
Though I still commit the greatest crime humanity has ever known
To pass by a plague and let it continue to be sewn
Track Name: Bury Me
You take the knife
I’ll take the gun

Stifle this world that has manifested my trappings
Then look to the resurrection of a Sunday moon
That will once again conduct fabian kidnappings
Through the kaleidoscope of bewitching clair de lune
Attached blinding rose visage of secret poison
But the cancer has dug through the spine today
So now scissors are in hand just looking for a reason
to cut the cord and let it all pass away

Bury me
Bury you
Bury me
Bury you
I am afraid of what you mean to me
So bury me bury you
bury me bury you

You take the knife
I’ll take the door

Your constricting roots held piercing thorns
With imbedded ghost effigies that plague rumination
Forsake lover’s chain to both revert to newborns
For early abjuration beats later castration

Bury me
Bury you
Bury me
Bury you
I am afraid of what you mean to me
So bury me bury you
bury me bury you
Track Name: Sadist Say That
You give pain
It’s all in vain
They feign at your domain
I’ll show you bane

Now
Beat It
‘Cause
You love it
Take what you
oughta
And everybody's gonna know your name now
Here
Select the cull
Discharge your will
And let it fill your pit of carnal thrill

I don’t know
what I’ve been told
Taping shattered mirrors
to feel it in the ears
Gotta keep trucking
Gotta keep trucking

Seek crimson
to impale and let the body glisten

Now
Beat It
‘Cause
You love it
Take what you
oughta
And everybody's gonna know your name now
Here
Select the cull
Discharge your will
And let it fill your pit of carnal thrill
Track Name: Stop
I don’t want to
take the dive
and sip it up at the rib
So you and your seeds
can eat at mother’s lib

I’m taking a light
Am I going right
forgive punctuation
Is that your elation

Stop
To see through me

Taking your soaked package
Through the gates
Hoping that you’ll find it
before you start to fall right through

I’m taking my mind
I’m gonna resign
Slip into time
And forget how to rhyme

Stop
To see through me
Track Name: An Unattainable Elation
On a bottlenecked road that sinks like a stone and rises where you sat
There in lies the phosphorescent girl preaching her despondent faith
Her languorous soaked liturgy seeps from within to all at her back.
Who flock from the truths of life that tell of monotony and existence’s wraith.
Folds of the ascribed temperate raven shroud
Births idyllic fugazi for the crowd,
though the inward awakening of now inert self virtues
Is to those
An unattainable elation.

Ridin’ a dark highway that ends in the sun, though the exit unable to discern.
Here the paper lily boy sits attempting to tame a feral strand of her hair.
It slithers and flirts with journeys of no return
where the heart can beat with petty care,
and roam to the pulse of a drum
whose rhythm forced later to unlearn.
Illuminated forlornness, but his song does not abate.
The wind need no worship for it will persist against fate.
Though he’s left sending inquires into the void
On why he must covet
An unattainable elation.

Pushing through a path of red sore rust, where the end is veiled with the mist of final decay.
Truckin’ along, a figure clad in ash attempts to collect the ruin in death once held.
Pawing below on the shelled and fiery parquet
Grasps the flayed for the song is now quelled
Allowed rest, but its false reprieve blatant.
At last tears pour a river for the ships to come in
Bodies cast back to homes left vacant
Where there arises a hopeless want for a past whim.
For verdant land now feels as a farce
And makes the clearing of mist to behold the carse
An unattainable elation.

Crawling on a trail paved by sequestered divine
where earthly tolls ensure tribute to the powers of this time.
Hallow men ride to pluck fields dry, while dismembered willows ascend to one day thrive.
This will persist until the break of dawn
So collect your prayers and sing your song
Or take a bow and let it move along
Because it’s all
An unattainable elation.