Keep holding on my brothers and sisters 

don't let them draw you out

maintain composure in spite of whats going on

speak the truth or hold your mouth

 

All this talking 

everyone seems to have an answer or a question to state

then when the tension's sparking

everyone is quite content to wait until the danger dissipates

because the eloquence and intellect mastered by the few

are really not indicative of what they can do

so rather than be guided by the words of someone else

seek the truth for yourself... and

 

Keep holding on my brothers and sisters 

don't let them draw you out

maintain composure in spite of whats going on

speak the truth or hold your mouth

 

Egos flaring 

making it impossible for progress even when the way is clear

no self defeat preparing 

to take away your drive and leave you crippled barely walking 'cause of fear

because the violence and injustice perpetrated by the few

are highly indicative of what they will do to you

so join the competition for a coffin or a stripe 

or make your own way and choose life... by

 

Keep holding on my brothers and sisters 

don't let them draw you out

maintain composure in spite of whats going on

speak the truth or hold your mouth 

 

See when the light is shining 

learn and overstand the way the cycles regulate the course of life

tune in to natural timing

forget about the obstacles focus on the goals you have in sight

because perspective makes the difference between tragedy

and things meant to provide you with an opportunity

yes consciousness will guide you and keep you in the right

just stay focused on the light... and

 

Keep holding on my brothers and sisters 

don't let them draw you out

maintain composure in spite of whats going on

speak the truth or hold your mouth