The Apology

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The crowd waits for him to speak
To make his defense
He is charged with disrespecting the gods
And corrupting the youth

Sent to face his accusers
To prove his innocence

He speaks to five-hundred
All convinced of his guilt
He knows he will not succeed
The birth of ancient irony
He defends his way of life
The philosopher's path
A clash of arrogance and humility
He is sentenced to death

Sent to face his accusers
To prove his innocence

Wisdom...Will come

In return for his guilty sentence
He warns that he will have vengeance
There will be more to refute them
Who chose to kill a wise man
...To kill a wise man


from The Philosopher King, released August 30, 2013
Music – Wicks/Garrison/Escamilla
Lyrics – Wicks



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Tarim Denton, Texas

Tarim is a melodic death/black metal band that combines somber melodies with intense drums and engaging lyrics to convey philosophical themes. The band formed late in 2011 with members James Wicks, Matt Garrison, and Julio Escamilla, and were joined by bassist, Geoff Colvin in March, 2013. ... more

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