Ancestral Perplexities

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Before countless spiraling suns
I call upon he who rules our sleeping thoughts.
Dream Lord, let your sands fall through those pale fingers
And put me to sleep
for I need your guidance.
It was at that moment I collapsed
& Continued to drift off into the realm

Dream Lord, let your sands fall through those pale fingers
And put me to sleep (x 2)

The experience was frightening
but the knowledge is essential to predict what is to come of the…
Crimson race of alien freaks
suck them dry
take their sleep
away from them
make them rot
Do you think that I forgot?
About the six thousand years of pain
That ravaged on the Martian plains
You rats of red will scurry no more
I promise you king
your race…is done for

I awoke from that nightmare,
& knew that we were through.
Hues of black creeping evenly
Around the bend and back to you

This talisman of emerald green
Handed down to me
By predecessors of ancient blood
Glows in my cold hands

This green jewel endured the
Vast mazes of time and possibility,
Guided by concealed law,
While watching the great red ball dissolve behind us

Phobos & Deimos stand silent (x 2)

The vast dead planet floats on…

God of red dust,
former glory looking upon with
dead nostalgia at his sister earth
Atop Olympus, an empty throne
observes memories of this extinct
Creatures of foresight
Admiring the blossoming
(just a stones throw away...)

We will plant our seed of life
And pack down the soil
The Martian tree will grow on earth
But the people will never know,
Of their true origin
Or how they came to be,
All humans are Martians
All Martians are Humans
It’s all the same to me.

All humans are Martian
All Martians are Human
It’s all the same to me.


from Joint Ventures, released December 18, 2012
Music: Linn
Lyrics: Jobe



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