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Tainted Lake

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Holding tight to the shoreline,
with no compass in the midst of the storm,
reaching out for a guiding light;
a sign in the darkness to guide us home.

Let's dip our feet in bloodied water.

Casting lines by stone and twine,
breathlessly begging the gale to be calm.
Trading blows with the murk and flow;
a parting of ways before currents embalm.

Let's dip our feet in bloodied water,
and contemplate the price of living in repeat.
Let's dip our feet in bloodied water,
and find the means to resist.

With the ocean floor in sight, our final fears subside.
The pressure is mounting, our lungs are choked of fight.

Now tranquil but awake, and with nothing left to take;
I’ve found my footing upon the surging waves.

Let's dip our feet in bloodied water.

credits

from Underwater Lullabies, released November 20, 2013
All music by Past Haunts.
Lyrics by B. Allen-White and S. Miller.
Additional lyrics by Z. Schröder and R. Gerstner.
Recorded, mixed and mastered by Devon Martindale at DDM Studios.

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