Future Tense (Sanctuary)

What do you see on the news when you watch T.V. War in the name of God, or a playground killing spree Politicians promise you the world, and a preacher cries All he ever wanted was your money, and a bitch on the side What went wrong? Did society twist him? What do you see in the center of the public eye Rock stars on smack, and a serial killer fries Radicals blame suicide and murder on our form of art Brainwash the youth, you know they claim we all play a part What a shame that they can't think for themselves Past tense to future tense let history unfold So ends a decade now what will the nineties hold You know we're verging on the edge of an age Then another century will turn the page What do you think they will say when they look back on this Were the eighties just a time of spoiled innocence We leave our legacy like dust in the sands of time Let's hope the seeds we plant can carry the weight of our crimes Past tense to future tense let history unfold And when we're old and gray these stories will be told You know we're verging on the edge of an age Then another century will turn the page We sail an ocean, a sea of doubt Skeptics make no sense, can't work things out I'll choose optimism, scream its name Look to the future, a burning flame Past tense to future tense let history unfold So ends a decade now what will the nineties hold You know we're verging on the edge of an age Then another century will turn the page Turn the page.....