Aftersin

The mountain explodes

The reason for which is not understood,

A molten crest

Slowly overshadows, unimpeded.

They wake in shock.

They run in horror.

They stand in awe.

Slowly swallowed, in obsidian tombs.

 

I run

As one is taught to do

When temptation pines for you.

Sinful lava’s ploys astound,

And I’m convinced to turn around.

I run,

As thoughts thwart me with, “True?”

Away from my last glimpse of You.

Sin’s pleasure quickly turns to pain.

I’m stuck yet sorry, so, in vain,

I run.

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Milestone

Author’s note: Lyrics and Vocals by Caleb Ramsier. Guitar and Recording by David Parker.

Verse 1:

Never felt this before.

Never been this close before.

Never spoken these words, felt all these hurts

Deep within my soul.

So, I’m taking advice

From all the nice guys:

Poets and Prophets, Reeducated Convicts,

To see what they know.

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