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The Vowels Demo

by Ex Era

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1.
Synex 02:11
EVERYBODY!
2.
Gravala 05:22
How can we not understand the blur the world's emerged in, Without an open mind we let the blind lead the blind. And of my many untrained thoughts. Miles of viles collide. Spilling knowledge inside to inspire a life. (Oh yeah) Another sheep in a line. (Oh yeah) You better wake up in time. (Oh no) Puppeteer of your mind. (Don't go) And I don't know. (I won't let you know) Which way to go. (Come along, come along after all) My eyes have seen the end (I won't let you go) It's time to stop playing pretend. (At the end of it all) Always keep in motion, churning like the ocean. Better ride the tide or get swallowed alive. (Oh yeah) Another sheep in a line. (Oh yeah) You better wake up in time. (Oh no) Puppeteer of your mind. (Don't go) And I don't know. (I won't let you know) Which way to go. (Come along, come along after all) My eyes have seen the end (I won't let you go) It's time to stop playing pretend. (At the end of it all) I won't take it anymore. I won't bleed from every pore. You'll see mistakes you made in me. I'll be better than you've ever been. Well you left me helpless and you left me hopeless, I hope that you know that this is not a drill. Will you sleep sound tonight? If you don't that's alright. Well you left me broken and you left me hoping, That these words are open to interpretation. The placement of your vowels is, From your lungs, past your tongue, out your mouth. And I won't look back where I used to be. And I won't know anyone at all. And these simple thoughts that I used to think, Are gone. Yeah Yeah Yeah
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Now I'm holding my heart, right here in my hands, It's been far too long, to be able to stand. Yet I haven't fell there's strings in my feet. I'm just a marionette, with a tear at the seam. Now I want to restart, yet I can't help but run. And I'm not strong enough, to say that I'm done. I realize as I'm getting, so much older, I'm living life off of shrugged shoulders. We all see the same sky for our entire lives, But you never learned to appreciate the sun. And though we turn the sun still burns, So our dusk will become another person's dawn. Now I'm feeling my bones, as they're beginning to break, And I'm watching my lungs as all the air escapes. All these hands that I hold, are lightly letting go, And I seem to have forgotten everything I used to know. So slightly slide beside me, I'm not going home tonight, see, Despite the stories you've been told you sold your souls and goals for gold. All the words on the page are getting so much bolder, I'm living life off of shrugged shoulders. We all see the same sky for our entire lives, But you never learned to appreciate the sun. And though we turn the sun still burns, So our dusk will become another person's dawn. We use our wings to ride the wind into the sky. Oh my God I'm coming home. And I can be anything but this is all I know. Just go. Don't fall away. We are nothing if not broken, searching for the answers in wrong places. And though you wandered the woods for your whole life, you never saw the forest for the trees. And I can tell you, that I am this pocket watch that can't count the time. But you're unable, to see past this wall that I built cuz I hate facing fate. The imps run rampant, and I stay at home cuz I don't want to be one of them. You see the hypocrisy? I'm just as bad if not worst but at night I still sleep alone. I say I'm happy, and really I am but I know that there's more to this. For months I wondered, when life would catch up with me, turns out I'm left behind. I know I'm better, off than a lot but I'm still doing worse than most, Cuz I have anxiety and I can't fucking talk to anyone that I don't know. My eyes have seen the end of the rope. Only way to survive is to just let go. Just let go!

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released November 26, 2014

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