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Toll On You

(The Crumbling Empire Of White People)

This is the moment of decision
This is the ultimate betrayal
This isn't something that you see on television
This is the universe for sale
But ask not for whom the falling rain
(Every prayer every wish ungranted)
Ask not for whom the ball and chain
(Every law that the Lord commanded)
Ask not for whom the fire and ice
(Every slur every degradation)
Ask not for whom the sacrifice
(Every quiet desperation)
'Cause every time it takes its toll on you
Its toll on you

This is the hour of paradoxes
This is a failure of the just
This isn't nothing but a senseless mental process
This is reality or bust
But ask not for whom the falling rain
(Every loss every promise broken)
Ask not for whom the ball and chain
(Every crush every love unspoken)
Ask not for whom the fire and ice
(Every lie every contradiction)
Ask not for whom the sacrifice
(Every scourge every crucifixion)
'Cause every time it takes its toll on you
Its toll on you

This is the day of retribution
This is the dawn of Godless awe
This ain't the one thing that will stop the execution
This is the Buddha's futile flaw
But ask not for whom the falling rain
(Every life's work left unfinished)
Ask not for whom the ball and chain
(Every death every dream diminished)
Ask not for whom the fire and ice
(Every cry that goes unheeded)
Ask not for whom the sacrifice
(Every heart that feels defeated)
'Cause every time it takes its toll on you
Its toll on you