Road Of Bones

from by Hector MacInnes



Frozen is the earth today
Frozen is the earth tomorrow
Earnest is the winter sun
But it only serves to light our sorrow

Shadows draw us to the ground
Even as our sun is rising
This mile is longer than a life
Empty is the close horizon

Here upon the road of bones
Working on the road of bones

I have no memories to spare
Of when we used to play as children
I have no words with which to share
A truth that I once knew for certain

And the feet that used to walk by yours
And the hands you used to hold in your hands
Are turning into heavy steel
To beat and carve into the hard land

Deep into the road of bones
Working on the road of bones

Soft my work is nearly done
Hush I hear the lark descending
And for all the countless years to come
I need only lie awaiting

Underneath the road of bones
Underneath the road of bones.


from The Day Is Loud, released November 1, 2015
Written and recorded by Hector MacInnes at Stiùidio Ostaig, and on location on the Isle of Skye.

Cover image by Philippa Thomas



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Hector MacInnes Isle Of Skye, UK

Composer, songwriter and producer from the Isle of Skye.

I also play with The Dead Man's Waltz.

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