by Winterbourne

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Atmospheric Black Metal Cat Excellent debut track . I love all the breaks and transitions, and the muted production really works in its favor. A very nice journey indeed .. Looking forward to more . Favorite track: Conversation with the Embers////Upon Departure//Upon Return.
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released November 17, 2014



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Track Name: Conversation with the Embers////Upon Departure//Upon Return
Conversations with the Embers
On this eve of lingering darkness
The fingers of frost begin to retreat
A quest for the tinder that will warm my bones
And on this night
I enter a slumber
The flame a trance
Conceived in poplar
Ablaze they dance
To the hymns
Of their own
And as I stare
Into the flame
A conversation
Of ancient ways
Of transformation
Entering realms
Of those before
Speaking to the flame
Seeking to ascend
Terrestrial planes
Cede myself through pyre

Upon Departure//Upon Return
I will lay my bones beside the river, mountain, and tree
The coyote will feast upon my flesh as I have theirs
My death will provide life for that which gave mine
I will return
In time flesh will rot
Bones transcend into soil
The marrow of our existence
Will access a cyclical being
I will join the spirits of those before in rock, root, and wind
I will return
With bones to break
and a soul to be sown
I will guard with this life
the lessons Ive been shown
Amidst the oaks and moss
where the true treasures lie
to decay with this loss
lay this flesh down and die