On the Wings of an Ant (verse 3)

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lyrics

Now alone, themes return, music, mine the score …
Each event remains, every rest leaving by the door.
More than silence can ever fill,
Sometimes the sense of it all
Keeps haunting me still.
Old polyphonies keep retaining truth’s preserve,
The patience of years.
And the wasting of the time still remaining’s
The greatest of fears.
As I ponder the moment once more
And I savor the chill.

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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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