The horizon (Der Horizont)

The horizon

I'm driving on alleys that don't bring me any farther than their end
At the edge of the street I see people wringing their hands
But I need no friend, no passenger
About thoughts that startle and fly shyly
In the branches of trees crossing themselves
Names way too young are forming guards of honour

I have tried to project my future far away
To envision an end
But I couldn't do it, I couldn't do it

Chorus:

Because the horizon is just a line in the landscape
No end, no aim
No silver line, no fingering around
Only a line in the lanscape
Not much more
No shimmering of hope, no glittering of hope

Only a new day
Breaking through the clouds
A new day
That doesn't hold what it doesn't promise

Behind us are shadows we threw unerringly
The past we sharpen our views upon
My view is sharp and defenseless like no other
Out there I see the lines blurring in the middle of the street
They're following each other in order to be alike
I don't know how much longer and even less how to go on

I have tried to project a vanishing point far away
To improvise a flight to get there
But I couldn't do it, I couldn't do it

Chorus:

Because the horizon is just a line in the landscape
No end, no aim
No silver line, no fingering around
Only a line in the lanscape
Not much more
No shimmering of hope, no glittering of hope

A last take of breath running through my hands without coming to an end
Under tears the sharpened view blurrs to make us blind of tears
And our eternity is just a flinching of the lid, we don't have eternal time
We have tried to fold the clockface
To split the hair on the ray of time
And we couldn't do it
We couldn't, we couldn't do it

Chorus:

Because the horizon is just a line in the landscape
No end, no aim
No silver line, no fingering around
Only a line in the lanscape
Not much more
No shimmering of hope, no glittering of hope

Only a new day
Breaking through the clouds
A new day
That doesn't hold what it didn't promise

A new day, a new day
Frightened of itself

Publié par juliane le Mar, 24/04/2012 - 19:03
Original:
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Der Horizont

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