Tenor of Life

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lyrics

We are Sacred beings.
We will redesign.
As one,
We'll redesign.
But keep divided all this dissolves.
Right here
We have to take a look at ourselves.
And the ways we live.
If we are to sustain life
And have something worth
Wrapping our arms around.
In all forms there will be
More than enough to live and breathe.
We're fading without this.
Without a common vision
Shared by everyone.
And our times of trial have only
Just Begun.
How can we live in a world
Without peace?
We've done it for centuries.
We'll do it for centuries.
The human being is an adaptive creature.
Is there nothing that we can do
But watch it all burn down?
Forming a unity.
Or burn it to the ground.
Can we take control?
We're burning this world to the ground.
Can we come together?
Imagine this world!
We know that this time
We'll do what's right.
We'll rise up.
End this fight.
We know that this time
There won't be a second chance.
This time will not be.

credits

from For Centuries, track released May 9, 2011
© 2011. All music written and performed by Portrait of the Assassin. POTA is Jeremy Cummings - Vocals, James Kelley - Lead Guitar, Brian Green - Rhythm Guitar, Roger Beam - Bass, Brian Rich - Drums.

Guitars and Bass recorded by Brian Green.
Drums, Vocals, Acoustic guitar, and one bass part recorded by Matt Speck.
Editing, Mixing, and Mastering by Matt Speck.

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