Towers of Silence

Music: Viktor Jonas | lyrics: Andy Walmsley

The tower stands before us, etched against the sky
A silent silhouette of stark unyielding stone
Its shadows stretches out towards us, as if reaching for us, as if it calls us home
As if it calls to us alone

Each of us must make this journey when our time comes
Each of us must travel into the stillness that lies beyond

Behind that solitary door, and find our place among the ones who went before
And there we will lie, beneath the open sky, exposed to the elements and the passage of time
As silence descends, so do the vultures

Bleached by the sun, our bones shall be gathered, and finally interred
Alongside our brothers, in the depths of the earth

Into the silence, we all must go
Where those who went before us, wait for us still

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