IMMORTAL SOULS

The Cleansing

Text by A.Sarkioja


01 The Cleansing

...Out from the darkened night,
Into the burning hot cleansing steam...

My weak endeavour to stay clean; 
From all the filth that I've gladly taken in. 
Failed escape from reality;
My soul lies unwanted with a stain of sin.. 

I feel myself impure;
I need the cleansing; 
Craving for more of your love..

I feel myself unclean;
I need the cleansing;
Oh, wash me clean from these stains in me..


...Out from the hot burning steam,
Into the frozen cold granular snow...

The filth I've seen on my way;
Hasn't stain me like the evil from within. 
Evil deeds and words I say;
I've soiled my soul with a stain of sin..
 
I feel myself impure;
I need the cleansing; 
Craving for more of your love.. 

I feel myself unclean;
I need your blessing;
Only you can clean these stains in me.. 


02 Until Years have passed before me; Changing my view to things I see. I see my world on collide; with another that I left outside.. I lived for hate so many years; And tried to hide from pain and tears. Tears I wept all for vain; In a world of grief I was until.. Until I tasted blood of Your vine; Until.. I lived for creed conscience seared; But all I possessed was only fear. Fear grew in a shapes of grey; In a world of grief I was until.. Until I tasted blood of Your vine; Until..
03 The Prophet Candle casts a growing shadow; On the carved wooden wall. I look the dark behind the window; And write the vision that I saw.. In my eyes the revelation; Scene of end with glance of grace. Mankind crying for salvation; They are worth of all the prayers.. Through the dark and gloomy night; I wandered without fear. Soul wrapped in shiny light; As His voice I could hear.. Like commands given in prayer; "Write therefore what you have seen. What is now and what will be later;" The day of reconing is near.. The burden that I bare; Knowledge of my prophecy.. Divine messager; Reflector of doom.. Judgements call I have heard; In the halls of secrecy. And its name I have shared; Knowledge of my prophecy.. For all those who has wisdom; To interpret what I say. We are waiting for the kingdom; And for their souls we must pray.. The burden that I bare; Knowledge of my prophecy; Divine messager; Reflector of doom..
04 Icebound I open my eyes just to close 'em again; From the horrors that I see before me. On the edge of depth I stand and stare down below; At something never ment for a man to behold.. I stand upon the mountainside of my mind; And stare the walls inside - I'm Icebound.. Harsh cold walls of ice in my mind; Lock me deep inside - I'm Icebound.. Falling from the edge of depth; Deep in to a tragedy; Thrown into obscurity.. I opened my eyes again to look into the eyes of end; But there was nothing for my eyes to see. Deep inside I had a new belief and took another view into; My soul that used to be icebound.. Falling from the edge of depth; Deep into a tragedy; Thrown in front of divinity; Thought I even heard the angels sing.. With eyes open wide I now stare into depth; As all my demons are gone for a while. And I still can hear the echoes of the angels singing; What I thought a tragedy became essence of my life. I stand upon the mountainside of my mind; And witness the meltdown - of Icebound.. Cold walls of ice fall down in my mind; Freeing me from inside - of Icebound.. Standing on the edge of depth; Staring into divinity; I threw away my vanity..
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