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A victim's tears

from Wicked Covenant by Bury the Machines

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Take the man from the cage
the cage lives within the man
rage boils over
burns all who come close
mind runs like a mudslide
washes out
logic and sense
entombed with suspicion
and fear
a hostage
a prisoner
a victim’s tears
you’ve squandered the years

Bound to your madness
two sides of a coin
holed up in a fortress of trash
poison your mind
the children around you
observe your collapse
an hejira from reason
words you can’t hear
you’ve squandered the years


from Wicked Covenant, released June 9, 2017
John E Bomher, Jr. - Vox, guitars, bass, synth, programming
Mark Serpico, Jr. - Drums


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Bury the Machines Chicago, Illinois

Bury The Machines attempts to cope with the inevitable burden of humanity; the depression, loss, and hardship that is the price of consciousness. A stunted wail of hope and providence transmuted from tragedy and suffering; the promise to the tortured souls, the outcasts and artists that can no longer trudge the path toward redemption alongside us. ... more

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