Boom! Crash! Snap! We Can't Protect the Fallen.

 

Boom! Crash! Snap.

We can't protect the fallen.

We can't relieve the screeching

Even if we try.

 

Trembling and weak

Their hands

Grasping my feet

Begging, Pleading

And... I simply turn my cheek.

 

Boom! Crash! Snap.

We can't protect the fallen.

We can't relieve the screeching

Even if we try.

 

Even as I walk

With each stride there's a scream

No number as a distance

Can save you or me

 

Boom! Crash! Snap.

We can't protect the fallen.

We can't relieve the screeching

Even if we try.

 

With each step the noise grows louder

With each step the distance grows

I tremble in my footsteps

With each step the guilt has grown

 

Boom! Crash! Snap.

We can't protect the fallen.

We can't relieve the screeching

Even if we try.

 

And when I finally arrive

I think it is all over

But I still hear the cries

The ever present cries

The cries that I abandoned

 

Boom! Crash! Snap.

We can't protect the fallen.

We can't relieve the screeching

Even if we try.

 

And even if I tried

If I stop and turn around

There's... silence in the cries

The silence of the crime

Just silence

Nothing more.

 

Boom! Crash! Snap.

We can't protect the fallen.

We can't relieve the screeching

Even if we try.

 

There's something about the silence

The tension in the air.

There's something about the silence

Which we leave without a care.

 

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