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Time to Scream Happy New Year
by +Steven Curtis Lance
Sunday, January 01, 2006
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"Alone with the crowd to be / Alone together at least"


Time to Scream Happy New Year

Alone with the crowd I see
The frozen brittleness of
Our surging society
Spasming through motions of love
Screaming aloud silently
Like painted puppets we dance
Animated by steel strings
Bound and gagged by time and chance

Beautiful bright broken things
Alone with the crowd to be
Alone together at least
Dance this dance of death with me
Starving to death at our feast
Of booming banality
But it doesn't hurt at all
Doesn't matter anyway

Dancing on thin ice looks nice
Icicle fragility
Nobody escapes the ball
Everybody dies someday
Isn't that why we are here?
Now the ball will fall away
Pretty smiles freeze hard in fear
Hold my hand I understand

Welcome to the end my friend
Time to scream Happy New Year

+Steven Curtis Lance



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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/1/2006
And Happy New Year to you as well, my friend. Thought-provoking verses, Stevie. Love and peace,

Regis
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