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He returns from his mixed-up memories to the passage he was previously

stuck in. This time he discovers a long carpeted corridor.



There is lambswool under my naked feet.

The wool is soft and warm


- gives off some kind of heat.

A salamander scurries into flame to be destroyed.

Imaginary creatures are trapped in birth on celluloid.

The fleas cling to the golden fleece


Hoping they'll find peace.

Each thought and gesture are caught in celluloid.

There's no hiding in my memory.

There's no room to avoid.





The walls are painted in red ochre and are marked by strange insignia


some looking like a bulls-eye
others of birds and boats. Further down

the corridor
he can see some people; all kneeling. With broken sighs

and murmurs they struggle
in their slow motion to move towards a

wooden door at the end. Having seen only the inanimate bodies in the

Grand Parade of Lifeless Packaging
Rael rushes to talk to them.





The crawlers cover the floor in the red ochre corridor.

For my second sight of people
they've more lifeblood than before.

They're moving in time to a heavy wooden door


Where the needle's eye is winking
closing in on the poor.

The carpet crawlers heed their callers:

We've got to get in to get out

We've got to get in to get out

We've got to get in to get out.






What's going on?
he cries to a muttering monk
who conceals a yawn and

replies It's a long time yet before the dawn. A sphinx-like crawler

calls his name saying Don't ask him
the monk is drunk. Each one of us

is trying to reach the top of the stairs
a way out will await us there.

Not asking how he can move freely
our hero goes boldly through the door.

Behind a table loaded with foo
Classifica Testi canzoni genesis
LAND OF CONFUSION - 530
NOSONOFM - 221