Milk & Morphine

by Alkahest

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released September 1, 2011

Produced by Alkahest
Engineered by Adam Campanella & Nikhil Kamineni
Mixed by Nikhil Kamineni
Mastered by Alan Douches

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Track Name: Sixtus
Like the sound
Of Waste
Substance melts away

Smoldered crowns
Given face
Wrought all to grey

Wicked Pride
One wicked strike
To blow all down

Past grace aside
Conscious subsides
Bloodied claws come down

Desperate lies
For idles eyes
Used to cull all sounds

Of Wicked pride
Of Wicked strikes
Of these roots, blood bound.

One simple thought
Turned to a wraith
One idle glance
Forced into hate
One single ounce
To take its shape
One lost ideal
Caught at the gates
One mind distraught
Caught far too late
One foolish move
Decides a fate
One angered thought
In fallacy
One mind distraught
Caught far too late

Eyes shot with shame
Forced in the ground
A shattered faith
No longer proud
Exits the game
In sloppy blame
Hands fold around
These throats of shame

Loss is my companion in these fertile grounds.

How can hope prevail, in these cells?

Cast off pretentious misgivings
of totallity as means
to ends now falling through sieves
of self-design, in privillaged time,
to melt as wine and
blood soaked sins of kind bode unwell.

Shit stained lies
Made apparent through
Throat carved ties
Left in wonders of
hows and whys
In shadows of
Mind lapsed times
Leaving questions of

How can hope prevail, in these cells?
Track Name: Milk & Morphine
We're crashing from the city in the stars
Now wake up peel dead eyes wide open
Walk demloished paths unlead into
Blank voids of lives once lived for reasons burned

Laid down to rot in spite disclosed
No second thoughts for life disrobed
Memoirs forgot of joy disposed
Hope once not lost now gone and cold

Take us back
In graces hold
Don't run at
This death foretold

Walking down
Mountains side
Mournful strides
Doubt set
Eyes locked in
Bloodied ties
Quotient lives
Bound by
Die
Track Name: Labrador
I
am whole with shores,
with shores of shale
Providence prevailed
But grasped unto dusks light
I resist and fight
with lies despite
facing my true end

We've found our
sanctuary
we will thrive
at the cost of our lives

we've found our
home and peace
we'll prosper
in our vain feats

children grow
wealth no flows
content to stay
death by our presumed ways

virgin smiles
in place no glow
in roles set to
death betrothed

I've found my peace it will not stay with me
even the stars light
won't deter my blight

my death shines bright
Track Name: Gaius
Sharpened teeth
Bloodied hands
Hatreds guilt
Sets the stage
All the cast
Take their place
Knives are set
Blades astray
What's one life in
The scheme of it all

Products Vie
Brings new strife
Mothers weep
Fathers die
Siblings bound
In blood for blood
Reason dies
There'll be no Love
Twenty stabs
Lifeless palm
All you need for demise

That bitter taste, left to linger
Of kingdoms dreamed, with out hinder
Hearts full of bountiful soul
Working towards self-destructive goals

Peoples cries
Forums spite
Weary brows
Venus' shroud
Blades astray
Lives now leashed
On their kness
Mars appeased
Blood for blood
Sharpened teeth
All the cast
On their knees
Reason dies
All you need
Twenty stabs
Life now leashed
Track Name: Duchess
And they'll deny
Anything is wrong
Immortality, made a dream long gone
A fall, from grace brought by greed
The length of time such grudge beholds
Far. Too. Bold.

What could be, your very fate.

This shroud hovers over grace
The wicked bring them down,
down to place.