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1 - brother sing, sister shout (we are all migrants)

    dead windows
  sing a song of
      age, and bitter
       blood
         disunion tastes like
        poison on our
          lips

      watching shadows
     climb the concrete
          spires
       as a caustic rain
        grinds them
      to the ground

	       sister shout!
	         let your hammer
	      fall in rhythm like
	        the beating of a heart

    we're standing still
       in war torn cells
      and fallout shelters
         we call home
     in         some
         "state of nature"
            fantasy
        they name eternal

	like a shotgun
    aimed into the heavens
          brother sing
      that I might hear
             your voice

     let a million flaming colours
          light the dark

	       sister shout!
	         let your hammer
	      fall in rhythm like
	        the beating of a heart

                 let's howl like
                lonely wolves
                   until the air
                  alights in song

      (we are all migrants)
 
	like a shotgun
    aimed into the heavens
          brother sing
      that I might hear
             your voice

     let a million flaming colours
          light the dark

	our skins painted
     with ash
        like some kind
    of  urban
         camouflage
           you and i
         appear as one
           as one

   brother,
        how shall we stand?



2 - your skin, celestial

  wet moonlight
      shining
   on your lips
    a silver torch
  across the night

    like a bed of
  human wings
      with kisses
  in the grip of fire

    sweetest sweat
      milk and honey
    in this
      new caanan

    dazzled with
  the falling stars
     that soak your
   skin
      celestial

    sing to me in whispers
 beyond the barriers
         of dream
  
     heavens earthbound
    unveil
  between your
 open limbs, limitless
     and free
        within these
  temple walls
          mysteries
      revealed

your infinite heart
infinite heat
within your hair,
 bewteen your breasts
     and feet

pulses racing
 towards the edge of
   realities
 within these walls
  all truths revealed

your infinite heart
infinite heat
    endless
 bewteen your breasts
     and feet
   will you sing
     to me
  in whispers?
        in the borderlands
    of lovers'
  wildest dreams

   to the front line
  to the surface
 of an eternal sun
I will never fear
 while you stand
with me 



3 - against the gods

  wake up and burn
the sun it shines
  with new
   intensity
 emerge in alleys
   incandescent
      with violent
    fascination

  crash in from
     the future
 to sunder doors
       like
  gateways to another world
      opened with 
     a savage kiss

   ruins, ruins,
  we live in towers
      crumbling under
    their own weight
  let us gather, silent
    in their shadow
       (to make them ours)

  support conspiracies
    against the gods
   of sleep and
       separation

    let's trip the
  street light haze
      fantastic
      as if smog
    were dry ice vapour

 in deep and
  empty
   spaces
      we collide
  a thousand sparks
        alive within
 ready to live
 willing to die
 ready to live

    let's trip the
  street light haze
        fantastic
      as if smog
    were dry ice vapour
	with heated breath
	in hidden hours
	we're shining,
	   feral
	in the glow
	of action's
	blaze

 support conspiracies
    against the dictatorship
  of the commodity

 sing subversion
   like a storm of
  lips, naked
   against the
    night 


4 - behind plastic eyes

   echoes
   crash against
 the walls
      sweeping in
    slow motion
        across
  these fractured spaces

      a salty cascade
    it pours over the levee
        in momentary lapses
     of unreason
       
    we run on
       deprivation
         images pass
      before our sunken eyes
        rapid and automatic

     we descend
     we descend
           a vague
        and ghost-like
             sense of
             loss 
          lingers,
         and then
         it fades

     numb, beyond haunting
       no longer longing
     for deleted memories

        you and I,
            s u s p e n d e d
     in icy glow
       behind the plastic
         eyes  of  apparition

     sundered animation
     becoming fragmentation
     in severed moments
     without pasts

     slowly shuffling on
             and off
         this plain of
     drifting dust
         becoming
         nothing 


5 - breakin' the law of value


 the march is on
 and we cannot slow
     the pace
  stone by stone
   foundations crack
      and tumble
     to the ground

all is crisis
all is crisis
   decline and
 disillusion
     the clocks
  have stopped
    the hours
 lay broken,
     shattered like
    shards of storefront
          glass

     estrangement
      universal is
    melting on an
        unseen pyre
          smoke rising
       at the touch
 of flame-smeared
           hearts
     
    multitudes, we
      move
    like
      lovers
 dancing in the
      shifting light
     of auto-fires

    NO! NO! NO! NO! NO!
   raise the scream
  of refusal like a fist
     in the face
   of a corroded god

   this dead-weight is
 tired, all is crisis
   all is crisis
from freeways, workshops,
      battlefields
    our martyrs call
       as we grasp
          the hour
      in strong and earthy hands
     and pound a stake right through
    its' vampire
        heart

 the march is on
    we cannot slow the pace
we are 
  the final crisis
and you will never
    save this moribund machine
  on the backs
 and blood of those
who toil 



7 - beneath a sinking sky (bonus track)

     hiding from mirrors
 shining jet in disrepair
   awaiting angels
 from some distant 
     fading star

 elysium
      evaporating

    standing on earth
 hallowed in radiation
      wet with
    acid tears

   defeat after defeat
 holds us like a leaden
      weight
  upon the silver
     altar

   is this the end?
 can we walk beneath
    a sinking
  sky
     forever?

   defeat after defeat
   an aching education
       armor
   for the struggle
     shoulder to shoulder
     casting stones
      and petrol bombs
      into the falling
        sky
         
  this is not the end
   this is not the end