Pernicious (Forest of Shadows)

And so, another day unfolds Another day dressed in black Ready to pull me further down Down the spiral of my decay I'm lost in a growing hell A darkness I can't bear My hours are gone My days are dead Oh, please turn on the light And give me comfort for a while One last moment of peace A chance to breathe Grant me some golden beams And let them dance upon my face Silence my bitter words And let me smile And so, the colors fade away No longer are they mine Only black and blue to paint The world that burnt my eyes And nailed me to my cross I'm at their mercy now Helpless and exhausted To be devoured Oh, please turn on the light And tell me this is not the end I'm not ready yet For departure I know it's just in vain To think that things can be undone But all I'm asking for Is an escape Oh, please turn on the light And tell me it was just a dream Let me awake somewhere else Somewhere far away Once I reached out my hands And they opened up my veins Once I reached out my hands To the pernicous