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  • A nine-chapter, 30(?)-page short story that immerses the reader in the world behind the album's epic closing track, providing richness and detail beyond the scope of the lyrics. This item will be delivered digitally as a PDF, not a physical book. After your purchase, it will be emailed to you as soon as it is completed*. Another 30-page PDF containing lyric art for each track on the album will also be exclusively delivered to those who purchase this.

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lyrics

there are times when the sunlight comes down
and is buried in the ground like a seed
hidden hope yet withholding its power
as it waits for the hour of its need
beauty fades in the world that surrounds
as the shadows abound in the earth
spirits ache and they groan in travail
as they suffer the pale pain of birth

orbital procession, spiraling ‘round the sun
angular momentum, circling on and on
optical dissonance, see what we cannot see
singular genesis, pondering what we are

there were times when the sunlight came down
and was buried in the ground like a seed
hope in bloom here unveiling its power
we are reaching the hour of our need
beauty shines like a flame from a spark
beyond anything the dark would allow
breaking through, in the darkness unfurled
there is light in the world even now

light wells

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from The Paragon Trisagion, released August 18, 2015
Saxophone by Ben Widerøe (Seven Impale).

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Potmos Hetoimos Baltimore, Maryland

PH is a (mostly) one-man prog/doom/ sludge/post-metal project from Baltimore, Maryland. PH focuses on music as storytelling, with the lyrics and concept being integral to the compositions. The past three albums – "Agatha", "Evelyn" and "Maribel" – form a trilogy that tells a single storyline through the title characters. ... more

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