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The Quiet Game

from Barbwalker by Bury the Machines

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We speak in code
shrouded in metaphor
pain is the touchstone
where we begin to grow
you can hold my hand in silence
as I let go and you release me too
across the gulf of memories
a quiet breeze, a wind of change
all is forgotten, all is forgiven

You sit in silent shame, ponder your sin
disclose your pain to those who'd have you condemned
we play the quiet game, I never win
you twist my words and I'm unraveled again
in stillness, in silence...


from Barbwalker, released February 27, 2016
John E Bomher Jr. - Guitar, Bass, Vox, Synth
Mark Serpico Jr. - Drums
Isaiah Rockit - Piano


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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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