On the Wings of an Ant (verse 1)

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lyrics

Lost for awhile, thoughts at play, moving on the wings
Of an ant in flight, with a stealth worthy of a dream.
Flutters past, now and then, some faint reminder …
Try again to decipher the stream.
Like the branch in the storm that taps at the window,
Moot and unresolved, the question for me …
And the wind gives the lie to my lot
As the moon taunts the sea.

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from Silent Sentinel [CD quality], released August 11, 2015
music by Henry Ptak/lyrics by Arthur Hoffman (adapted by Henry Ptak)

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Advent Bridgewater, New Jersey

Perhaps a modern equivalent to the symphonic side of classic English progressive-rock groups like Gentle Giant, (early) Genesis, and Procol Harum, but with a little Tubes-style funk and the occasional jazz-rock flourish as well, Advent seeks to blend true classical-quality composition with the excitement and dynamics of rock music. ... more

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