I try to escape, but I arrive at these gates

from Cunninlynguists (Ft. Tonedeff) – The Gates Lyrics on Rap Genius


The character doesn’t want to die and tries to hang on to his life (signified by escaping the force that is dragging him away from it) but he then “arrive at these gates”. The gates referring to the Pearly Gates, which is an informal way of calling the gateway to Heaven

The Heavenly Gates of… Heaven.

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