IMMORTAL SOULS

Under the Northern Sky

Text by A.Sarkioja


01 Frostmind


Cold january morning at the northern land
White frost embrace the dawn
Cold nature awaking under the veil of snow
With the first beams of light
Cold air not warming despite the light
As my breath vapours

Frozen northern air – Northern frozen nature

Ice is all that remains of the flowing streams
Of bright and pure water
Ice covers the hills like an monuments
For the honor of the frost

Frostbite – on my skin the feel of winter – Frostmind
Frostmind – deep inside the cold lovebite – Frostbite


Crystallike shine on these towers of ice
Too bright to my eyes…


Light has taken my sight made me a snowblind
As the vision I saw at the north
Light formed into a shape and offered a hand
To guide my blind eyes

Frostbite – on my skin the feel of winter – Frostmind
Frostmind – deep inside the cold lovebite – Frostbite


02 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 the cleansing Oh, wash me clean from these stains in me 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
03 The Cold Northwind As a stranger I wandered to this place I was self-confident but afraid Crimes shadowed my way I flee from long arm of law I used to run but now I crawl My knife still colored by blood Cold breathing Northwind shattering As I say a silent pray for my soul My soul in shadows that arise upon my crimes Ice and snow whirl shredding my skin By fierce blow of ice Cold Northwind The Cold Northwind Loneliness at the hills of north While wind sweeps like God's wrath Will I pay my crimes by death? I have made so many sons to bleed Still son of God bled for me How could I ever believe? Cold breathing Northwind avenging As I scream a prayer for my soul My soul in shadows that arise upon my crimes Dark and cold visions shredding my mind By fierce blow of ice Cold Northwind The Cold Northwind
04 Blue Flamed Fire I lay myself on the snowy ground and stare the open sky The trees stand around me carrying their limbs heavy with snow As my eyes wander at the stars and the moon retreats behind the clouds I start to think about my life and the course I've given to it The fire that burns keeps me warm The fire that Christ set to burn My mind survived The Blue Flamed Fire My hate survived The Blue Flamed Fire I can hear the churchbells from a distance somewhere far Voices of nocturnal nature raise the tempo of my heart The Blue Flamed Fire's been burning in my soul for so long Still I've always been myself; nothing less and nothing more I lift myself up from the snow and start to walk in this darkness Feeling so blind as trying to find the path which I came from As I raise my eyes to the sky the moon returns behind the clouds I look up to silhouettes of trees and know which path is mine The fire that burns keeps me warm The fire that Christ set to burn My mind survived The Blue Flamed Fire My hate survived The Blue Flamed Fire I can hear the churchbells from a distance somewhere far Voices of nocturnal nature raise the tempo of my heart The Blue Flamed Fire's been burning in my soul for so long Still I've always been myself; nothing less and nothing more
06 Dark Night Under The Northern Sky At this frosty night under the starlit sky Northern lights caress my eyes The white spruce forest swaying By the rhythym of the wind I stare with sweet melancholy It's snowy pride, and green beauty Crust of snow reflect in blue Pale light of the moon Walking through this silent night Close to my heart the cross I bare Silhouette of trees in silence Remains me of greatness above Oh starlit sky Withdraw behind the cloudiness on Dark Night Under The Northern Sky Neon lights color the night sky I wish they all would die The gray forest stands polluted Filthy snow begins to melt I see violence on these crowded streets So full of hostility I confront eyes that contempt That've forgotten Him Walking through this pagan land My cross gets heavier to bare But I've seen the revelation Through your eyes my beloved one Your starlit eyes Awoke me to see forgiveness on Dark Night Under The Northern Sky
07 Love Demise As I walk this sidewalk all alone, wet from rain and so cold I press my head down and try to hide from their looks Deep inside I cry in pain, so intence it drives insane I walk away from love that became a betrayal On my heart I bare the scars That remain there forever Clawed by Love Demise Once a partners now just apart Left alone by a betrayal Clawed by Love Demise "They were so young"; I heard them say, but that is not a reason To rip my heart and leave it out to bleed I lay my eyes up to the stars, and pray that I'll find her The one I thought I found, but am still looking for On my heart I bare the scars That will remain forever Clawed by Love Demise Once a partners now just apart Left alone by a betrayal Clawed by Love Demise
09 Winterheart I wake up to the sound of frost creaking in the walls I crawl to the door to confront it’s cold breath First morning after the long autumn Excitement fills my heart Before my eyes open scene so bright Wintertime has begun Oh, I hear the forest calling for me Oh, the natures roaring so tempting scene for My Winterheart cast in white frost Cold dawn of winter, the love divine enters to My Winterheart Into the cold and snow surrounded Forest I now stroll The path I’ve chosen leads to presence of the creator Oh, how I admire the beauty of these trees Oh, they stand in silence dressed in white they greet My Winterheart cast in white frost Cold dawn of winter, the love divine enters to My Winterheart Memories take me to dawn of His glory in my life Grace pours like snowflakes on my wounded soul Winterheart
10 Painthings I’m painting my sorrow with these dark colors I immortalize my painful life into this work of art Night after night At the attic in dim candlelight I return to my work These dark lines and visions that hurt And from the canvas I can look into my soul The paint reflects my inner fears and my pain Weak soul in my weaker flesh Alone and so addicted Lost of love made me insane All I have is skill to paint I’m painting my sorrow with these dark colors I immortalize my painful life into this work of art Pain after pain Painted in valued works of art The hate I have for this gift Why can I paint the shape of suffering My respected art that I create from my pain Dark visions from my hollow soul Weak soul in my weaker flesh Alone and so addicted Lost of love made me insane All I have is skill to paint Weak soul in my weaker flesh Alone and so addicted Lost of love made me insane All I have is skill to paint Lost of love made me insane..
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