Coal Mine Canary

from by A Ghost Named Joe

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Gaia trembles as the walls seal our fate,
low rumble sounds the end to escape.

Rubble crushes skin blood and bone,
bodies squeezed past the point of retention.

No sight but the cold endless stone,
and nothing remains but our tomb.

We have nothing but the skin of their bones,
the canary screams of our doom.

The cool kiss of the endless stone,
in twisted harmony with its crushing hold.

Arrogance betrays all men,
who try to hold the fucking world in their hands.

Endless night is all we see, in the coffin we gasp to breath.
In nothing we can believe, endless pain for we all bleed.

Gasping for air, total despair, the nightmares of God can't compare.
Reaching for light, no end in sight, the cold brings darkness to all.

The shadows of death crawl in my mind!

Watching as the weaker men die!

Consciousness displaced, profession disgraced,
never again will the world speak our name.

The last left alive, left with nothing but pain,
the cold, the echoes, the eternal shame,
and as we return to the earth, nothing remains.


from Incorporeal, released August 3, 2016
Byron McEwen
Evan Whitelaw



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Founded by Byron McEwen and Evan Whitelaw in 2014, and later joined by Seth Isaac and Jared Verellen, A Ghost Named Joe is a hard hitting metal band from Southern Ontario.

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