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Rebel son
Born in the shadow
A fire in the hollow of night

You're the reason
That the angel's are singing
To terrified shepherd's tonight

Oh they did not know
And we don't still
That you came below
For your will fulfilled
Caused us to be saved
From ourselves and the grave
We will sing
To our rebel king

Rebel priest
Baptized in the river
By the one who you soon would save

You loved the least
Like your own sons and daughters
Like your blood flowed through their veins

Rebel love
That raises the standard
Changes our hearts from within

You are above
Sickness couldn't touch you
You healed us out and within

Oh we did not know
And we don't still
That you came below
For your will fulfilled
Caused us to be saved
From ourselves and the grave
We will sing
To our rebel king

Rebel king
betrayed by a brother
Led out like a lamb to be slain

Torn skin
Until you didn't look human
You bore our shame and our pain

Without sin
You were tried as a rebel
Innocent and you bore our shame

We thought you'd win
But you died like a rebel
Bearing our sin and our shame

Every curse and blow
Every blood drop spilled
Oh the thorn torn brow
Oh the life I killed
But then death rebelled
And the grave did too
As the dead broke free
By your death renewed
And your life cries out
In our very souls
Destroying our doubt
Making broken whole
Let my heart of hearts
And my songs now sing
Lifting holy hands
To my rebel king

I've been blessed to know
And be in your will
Let my life be yours
For your will fulfilled
To be saved and save
From sin and grave
Until my life sings
To my rebel king
I'm waiting for a city where the broken
Are windows that let the light in
Where the pressed are the sweetest wine
Where the torn are stitched into Him
Where the lost are the street signs

Where the economy is grace
Where unity is race
And the currency of mercy
Is minted in every soul

Because every citizen is whole

Our gates open
Our tears dry
Our chains broken
Our joys rise

And never fall
A City, The City, YOur City for all
Turn out
all of the lights
Burned out
This is what it feels like
Lie down
Spread-out out on the floor

Silence
Nothing is moving
Violence
And my heart is hearing
Voices
I haven't heard before

No light
Left in the dark
No fight
Left in my heart
Tonight
Might be the final time

No place
For shadows to move
No space
Inside the room
Their crowding
Around me to get inside

But I want to say goodbye to you
I want to go away but you
Just keep holding on

The shadows seem bigger than stars
Maybe it's cause they're so far
Or maybe it's cause it's been years since they've been gone
But the light goes on
Maybe it's been years since I've been gone...
Just the shadows go on

Turn out
All of the lights
Till the house
Is like what is inside me
You were with me when I stepped out for the first time
Felt so loved in your presence felt I could fly
How far I’ve fallen

It feels like ages since I felt you breathing in me
Or like your pages were the words that set my soul free
Why am I still stalling

I need you
I’m sorry
I sought your kingdom without you
I love you
I want you
More than I want to do things for you

I walked a path that I had built without your purpose
Looking back I see without you it was worthless
I strayed so far from you

I don’t know if looking back it has a meaning
I let my heart get caught thinking I was serving
But now I see the truth

I need you
I’m sorry
I sought your kingdom without you
I love you
I want you
More than I want to do things for you
I know you
Don’t need me
I’m okay with Just having you
But If you
Still want me
I’m happy just to serve with you
Where did you go?
Little punk that used to feel,
Who challenged what was real
The heart that won't keep quiet

I used to know
The person you'd become
When did you get so numb
And go on autopilot

I don't know if I'm still the enemy
But if I am I already love to hate me
But you want me to love me enough to let go
I don't know if I can become who I was
My back is breaking from all the last straws
Cause I'd hate to love the person I know

As me
Cause me
Is a little bit short of patience
a little bit prone to lie

Cause me '
As me
Is a little bit prone to darkness
The secrets that I hide
That borrow up inside
Until I believe the lies

Can I really change and find
The heart of a warrior in my mind
I don't know
Anymore
But I know
You're more
than I know

You're still like the warrior I used to know
Hands full of scars and a heart full of souls
I'm giving up the facade of control
Into your hands I'll let go.
Her came from a land without rain.
Where the sun forgot to shine the same.
Born on the savannah where the wind understood.
Those who wander keep nothing good.

Like a seed without roots, that trees forgot.
Her heart set afloat by the freedom she sought.
Snow, rivers, sea, shore.

Her loved her island more by more.
She slept her tears, and listened her fear.
(And this continued many a year.) Her future seemed glad and grim.
And then her heard of him.

Him sounded amusing at worst.
He sang his hope, and laughed his verse.
But as they met, both him and her,
Felt the awkward disappear.

Time went on and so did they.
They laughed their fears they spoke their pain.
Till the wind reminded her one day.
And her first learned the touch of rain.

Shore sea river stream,
Her learned to forget her dreams.
Till all at once, one night she knew.
That him forgot the same dream too.

Stream skies stars streets.
Her journey begun amid complete.
Some guessed if only on a whim.
That his dream was hers, and her dream was him.

Complete amid begun between.
The wind wandered on unseen.
Like anyone and no one before.
They lived their dream more by more.

They sang their wish, and did the same.
Soon they will have the same last name.
The sun remembered to shine again.
Shore sea sky rain.
Love and the mystery of how it finds it's way home.
Every string that you cut off
You say prunes but I'm no vine
I'm feeling off and out of tune and out of time

Cause all I have is your song
And when the last string is gone
Only dissonance and distance
Echo on echo on echo on

Every instrument you send to play with mine
It outshines, until shadows are the only place to hide,
And I'm inside

Cause all I have is your song
And when the last friend is gone
Only dissonance and distance
Echo on echo on echo on

When the last string is straining, fading, snap,
Will you clap, will applause or pause fill the wake,
Will you take another broken instrument
That failed to play the song you meant
Will you re-write the last movement
So only the song that you meant
Echoes on Echoes on Echoes on
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