Red and Ivory

from by Tactus



For Alissa


Watching you descend the dunes awakened my heart
Red and ivory: the colour of your undying art

As we walk the shore
They all flock to adore
Each with a song and wings
None as graceful as yours

But with the night came in the tide
So strong that I was drowning all the same
It was on an unfamiliar shore
That I remembered I could swim, and what for

Paradise is anywhere that I can gaze upon her
But all those star-filled nights
Couldn’t keep my head above the water

The shallow or the deep
I’ll give in and then drift in sleep

You are the only island that I need to find
And the one horizon that provides a line

Paradise is where we've found each other
And all my life, I will live to love her


from Bending Light, released October 7, 2016



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Tactus Fredericton, New Brunswick

Tactus is a five piece progressive metal band from Fredericton, New Brunswick. BENDING LIGHT (October 7th 2016) is their first full length album, and is preceded by two EPs also available on Bandcamp.

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