floodgates

from by Black Coral

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below the cheer
a naked eye
bleeding men scattered far and wide,

a time has come
the ring of fire
we dance in silence and point and vilify.

the acid lake
the waves of sin
people clutching their falling skin,

a wall so high
you cannot climb
scrambling like a bird with broken wings.

the lamps are dim
the curtains drawn
never to see another morn,

your tears of joy
in the plague of war
I never guessed that you’d rise above us all.

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from big nothing, released July 28, 2015

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Black Coral Adelaide, Australia

Adelaide four piece alternative rock band. Influences include Sonic Youth, Queens of the Stone Age, Joy Division, Diiv, Soft Moon, Dinasour Jr, Mark of Cain, Wooden Shjips, Black Marble, TV on the Radio, The Smiths, Cure

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