Resurrection Now

Resurrection Now

by Mike (Binary Rhyme) Heffernan, 1981 Resurrection Now.mp3 Against a worn old wall I place my hand I push in vain to change the world of man but the wall stands straight and tall and it never moves at all a monument of hatred, fear and lust And there’s an insurrection going on in the land of blood and tears the wall it wears the claws and tears left by the nails of the lost, lost and gone The wall is dark and black against the sky and our fury lashes out to kill and die to be coldly met in kind by a blood lust unconfined the barren land runs red and cries in pain And there is vast destruction in the land and our doom is near at hand our dream of justice fades and haunts us as our hearts turn cold and dark – cold as stone The wall it hasn’t changed – it’s just the same but a mystic veil has wrought a subtle change the wall stands straight and tall but it holds me not at all my spirit will burning bright the day it falls – and it’ll fall ’cause there’s a resurrection taking hold and our tears they shine like gold because we wear the claws and tears that wrought the deed it took to bring it down. “I believe in the doctrine of non-violence as a weapon of the weak. I believe in the doctrine of non-violence as a weapon of the strongest. I believe that a man is the strongest soldier for daring to die unarmed.”  – Mahatma Gandhi This...