Consequence

by The Republic Of Wolves

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released 11 January 2013

Written by The Republic Of Wolves.
Produced By The Republic Of Wolves
Mixed and Mastered by Gregg Andrew
Cover Art By Billy Duprey

The Republic Of Wolves are:
Gregg Andrew Dellarocca, Mason Maggio, Christian Van Deurs, and Billy Duprey

Drums: Bryan Henriques

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Track Name: Consequence
A pastor swept away my wrongs,
He put my mind at ease
He cannot do that for himself
He cannot change what he's seen.

So he and I drove to the creek,
And fished out some poor souls
The men who'd seen a bit too much
And couldn't keep their mouths shut.
But I guess it's fair enough.

I'm a fortune they never told,
Afraid that I won't come true
I've been copying out the charts I found
And stole from you
How can anyone face a consequence
They can't understand?

I had a dream that nobody could fall asleep
And it was all my fault, for all my disbelief
Some original sin I couldn't take back
Said I was sorry, "but maybe it's meant to be."

And you were there,
Telling me how ashamed you were
And suddenly I felt no more guilt.

A chemist pulled me to his side,
Said he loathed what he had done
He had worked away his days
To give my God a different name.

We built an orchard out of words
That had left their meanings
And since I felt their shade,
I've found that everything is sickeningly simple
When you strip it down.

And I think that everybody goes home alone
When the daylight dies.

Did you know that we don't make sense
When you bring us into the light?
How can anyone face a consequence?
I just don't know.

So I'll hide away my name
Until I finally hear the letters breaking down,
Until the consonants and vowels resemble us.