painted with saliva
a paling body was
clung to within sight
a distorted picture of cruelty

even emotionlessness is rotting
dance a short life
the memory I saw at the end
you laughing... die

while warping, revolving
cruelty unchanging
Past Trap
Past Trip
Death Trap

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    General CommentKyo really writes with that flare and style of a famous....gothic...sexual poet. Its a good song
    Xzenithon March 14, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis song is the actual musical personification of pure, unhinged and dangerous insanity. I love it!
    Strange_Childon April 18, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about someone who was bullied all their life and goes completely pshyco... always saw this as the taunt before he kills his victims... the insane laughter... Death Trap...

    there's some things missing from the lyrics, spoken word parts... kimi ga inai, boku ga inai.. and stuff..

    I think it goes like this in the middle
    you are not here... you are laughing... you are not here... i am not here...
    and this at the end
    you are not here... i am not here... you... are not... here... i am... not... here... I... am... coming...

    and I hear from an interview, Dir en grey hates being labelled as goth >.>
    Buckon June 25, 2005   Link
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    General Commentboku ga inai..kimi ga inai...nanananananannanananana
    bloody kittenon December 09, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThe first line of the song,
    Daeki nure ni shita,
    Doesn't translate to "painted with saliva", but rather "Saliva gets the(or my or your) tongue wet". Oh well such an interesting song ^_^
    SuperDTon December 23, 2005   Link
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    General Commento.O interesting...
    FtheSystemon June 02, 2006   Link
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    General Commento.O interesting...
    FtheSystemon June 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song kills's awesome...must...get...CD
    killswitch916on June 26, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI am zan. zan is me. I am zan. eeeYAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!
    Gothique_Romantiqueon October 02, 2006   Link
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    General Comment^ ahahahaha... sorry, but they're not going back. And not all Kyo's lyrics are "fuck". There's lovely lyrics in The Marrow of a Bone too.
    On another note, watching this song live on Music Station always gets me XD.
    jrockisloveon April 14, 2007   Link

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