he closed his mind
the drums began to beat
wrong, you and I.
We thought we were gods.
We thought we knew the ways of our world,
But it was theirs
When the drums began to beat.
shackled to the Devil's red earth
began to move
her dark, maddened form began to sway
both arms lifting
raised to sweet life as the angels
Opened her voice.
he threw down his final attempt.
We saw our
We changed the world.
soared to meet his
To Steal his
his last breaths heard inside her whispered prayers
He fell to the Devil's red earth.
As we stood on that earth
And claimed the debt of blood.
yes, in the drums we heard our defeat
Because those drums, those drums
would never cease to beat.