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"The Fence"
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Song by Hungry Lights
from the album The Awry Ascent
Released
October 11, 2015
Recorded
2015
Length
6:23
Label
Independent
The Awry Ascent track listing
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Prite & Promise A Drunken Stalemate

"The Fence" is track four on the Hungry Lights studio album "The Awry Ascent."

StoryEdit

In this chapter, Prill is with his wife, but not for long, as he learns that he is going to be a father. The news thrills him, yet at the same time, it plants a seed of doubt in the soil of his mind. He is filled with an insecurity that he will not be able to provide for his family as a simple man, and he commences a journey to make his new desire a reality.

LyricsEdit

From the heart, again I felt beat

And the dawn—your smile

O' I concede!


My revered standing in the expanse

To my surprise, a cantered stride is the proposal that you'd yearned for my embrace

And as we lock

And as we cite

You ached to tell me something


Such words merely bounced off

My naked ears did not understand

My chaos—controlled

But contorted by hearsay

O' I'm divided!


We might have made a treasure weaved in cloth

Of the kind that can't be forgotten

Like a fire spreading far beyond the shore,

Such a fierceness was our love



You told me all about your passions and your funny dreams

-A portrait that was painted in the dark

For I was lying on a bed of whispers in my sleep

And nothing that you said would stay affix


Many hours and days and weeks went by

I saw that I could not provide shall I stay by your side

And as the moonlight shined into the sea, 

The reflection lied...

The reflection lies!


How I could not spend my whole life like that!

How I would despair!

I tasted a sip of ambrosia

-Waking into divine


We might have made a treasure weaved in cloth

Of the kind that can't be forgotten

Like a fire spreading far beyond the shore,

Such a fierceness was our love



I would not believe such an absurd inception could test my honor 

And provoke my pride

And just when I'd fenced in my garden, the wild grew rampant for me

When through black, a fruit I was shown

-The seed for my incessant soil

O' I had to affirm!

I'd sail out before the high tide

I need to be the best again!


In inquisition for a betterment,

I wound a rope that slowly thread my way down

I was a stitch away from lunacy

Splendidly bursting through the shell


If I had a choice, I'd surely stay

But like a curtain closing on the stage, 

Where else to go but back with the director?

Into the blue—into the sea

Into a frightened ocean!

I would find what would get us by

Ride the wings of desire through the fence!

 Trivia Edit

  • An earlier conceptualized name for this song was "A Rumor On The Fence."

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