He heard a song before the light of day. He said he knew the sound, the bells that rang. And at the river's edge, wanting to see, he heard the drums like hearts waiting to beat. He sank into the water to wait, holding his breath to breathe.
I have known the words of promises made grow from the cracking ground into the grave. I have held the hand of darkened dreams. No one can break me from the things I've seen. And I have felt the rain fall from the sky again. But all I have heard is silence.
When the mountains fall into the sea, then with a shout I'll be the first to sing. And I will run into the open gate. And I will answer to who calls my name. But all I have heard is silence.
He heard a song before the light of day. The breaking of the storm, the bells that rang. Calling a song of some waiting to sing. I saw the lightning strike, but distantly. And all I have heard is silence.
released November 25, 2010
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