The Cavern

by Steven Deeds

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Track Name: The Way
I think back to every word you said,
you spoke of peace and freedom someday
steal the master’s lantern and a matchbox,
your mind’s eye leads the way.

Just listen to your heart,
it’ll tell you where to go
Just listen to your mind,
it’ll help you as you go

I remember every step to take,
following the old river bed,
step by step i stumble through the darkness,
a single light burns through the gray

Just listen to your heart,
it’ll tell you where to go
Just listen to your mind,
it’ll help you as you go

With every step I take,
I know I’m closer to freedom
with every breath I take,
I whisper a prayer for freedom
Track Name: The Fall
This earth has torn a hole for me
Just wide enough I couldn't see
I'm hanging by the roots of grass
Clutched into my palms

My feet dangle in the cold
That's waiting there below, I know
Even if my body's strong
My soul has fallen long ago

A voice it calls to me, "fall..."
A voice it calls to me, "fall..."

My hands are slipping now,
Say a prayer for me
My hands are slipping now,
Say a prayer for me

Hallelujah

Please someone from up above,
Hear my cry, show me love
I am not prepared for death,
Awaiting me below

My years are young my bones are strong
I have had no love before
No son or daughter of my own,
No twinkle in my eye
Track Name: The Cavern
This cave must know me,
It's dark but I still see,
I echo through the deep
Of this earth

I don't know where I
Have come from but now I
Must crawl on my hands and knees
Through this dirt

And this whole wold will fall

I'll strike this match let
It burn to my fingers
I need all the light I can get
In this dark

I'll carve my name in
This rock that I lay by
In case i don't get out alive
Remember me

I can't see much
But I see myself
Fallen, body and soul
The air is thick at
300 feet
Deep inside the earth
Track Name: The Creature
Tell me kindly why did you come?
Don't whisper softly, I won't harm you
I've eaten flesh from every living thing
Men & bears, all creatures in between

I fled from the top where I was bound
A different bond is all I found
I fed on the sun, the seeds, the clouds
Now feed on the soil that I once plowed

Stranger, friend it seems we're not so strange
Bound was I & me, just like you
Feeding on sun & seeds & beautiful things
Fear & death found the beast in me

Something in me's warning
It feels like home, is calling me
Something in me's warming
I feel the heat, inside of me
Track Name: The Devil's Staircase
I remember there's a place
There's one hope
A thin and narrow path
Leading home

Built for the morning star
The prodigal son, fallen
It's there that I was found
And given burning eyes to see

Take my hand,
I can see
I'll take you there,
Follow me
Pull me up,
After you
The stairs all long,
Tall, untrue

Wipe the sweat
Upon your brow
Lose your hand,
We'll all fall down

I traveled there before
All alone
Trapped & dying slow
Skin & bones

It's there the dead man came
The prodigal son, risen
Set fire to my soul
A creature of the deep I'd be
Track Name: The Hall
We could reach the top
But our hands never stop reaching
Peace is unattainable
As long as men keep dreaming
They'll be blood

Were our souls but one?
Were we just out of season?
This hall is long and dangerous
Time could kill or save us
Hope could drain or sustain us
Fear could free or enslave us
Fight, fight, fight for the right day
To come

I forget the pain above
And I forgive them now

This hall is long and dangerous
Walls of teeth so treacherous
Whose promises are generous
Lovely, fair and torturous
Death may take what both of us
Have won
Track Name: The Harp
Every autumn wind, you come
Bringing memories of us
Every leaf that falls, i feel
Every warm embrace you gave

I think of you when it's cold
When the tea touches my tongue
How i breathed you into my soul
And we danced like two souls should

Where i find my peace, you come
Flowing like a stream to my feet
Even in this cave that i’m in
I still see your face in the dark

I hope this song will please
The ears I’m playin’ to
And I hope these words will please
And I hope this harp’s in tune.

I’m begging on my knees
Let me see that smile soon
Open up your gates
Open up this tomb
Track Name: The Climb
You say it’s what I used to be
But this is what I need to be
You say it’s how I used to see
That’s where I’m from,
That’s where I’m from

The devil gave me eyes to see
Now this light is blinding me
It pierces through the depths of me
It’s what I’ve become, what I’ve become

And I know, it has to be this way,
This cave has swallowed me whole,
My heart and soul are creatures now,
With mouths of blood and soil

Through the hottest summer,
And through the coldest winter,
I’ll be right here waiting,
For someone to save me
Track Name: Freedom
Solid ground, my oldest friend
My hands are weak, my breath is thinning.
Is this how my story ends?
Or is our pact only beginning, and we've got time

I didn't find god but I found myself
Lost my mind but I found my friend
I didn't find freedom, I found my strength
Lost my innocence, in the deep and dark
Of the cave I was livin' in

How many suns were I in the dark?
My body's still but the clouds keep spinning
What was taught, what did I teach?
Freedom sought, but was I sinning, the whole time?

I didn't find god but I found myself
Lost my mind but I found my friend
I didn't find freedom, I found my strength
Lost my innocence, in the deep and dark
Of the cave I was livin' in

Nothing truly dies, things just change their state
No one's truly free, free from everything
Track Name: Reprise
Just listen to your heart,
It'll tell you where to go,
Just listen to your mind,
It'll help you as you go