In an ivory room, against an ivory wall, is crouched a shadow and I clash. In an ivory room within the ivory walls there is a crimson stain in the cracks.
If this is cleanliness, if this is clean, if this true righteousness is not obscene, then I am pure. Across a white floor upon the porcelain glow there lies an animal and it cries. Beneath the white floor, beneath the porcelain glow therein a secret lies and it's black.


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    General CommentI dig son of sam and this is probably one of my favorite songs of theirs. it has a lot of meaning for me. about the ivory wall in the ivory room and how "I clash" it reminds me of how i don't fit in with my skweaky clean family. they think i'm purevil. hahahaha
    dead666seraphimon August 14, 2002   Link
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    General CommentDavey Havok`s a fuckin` genius and this band is a punk/hardcore allstars line-up. Very graphic song.
    TheAlmightyMagzon August 26, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. I think it's my favorite on the CD. It has a nice sound and a great meaning, as all songs written by Davey Havok do.
    Injected_Smileon March 25, 2003   Link
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    General Commentahhh i love this cd so fucking much. i just want to make every christian i know listen to it.
    pretty obvious meaning i think.
    needafixon October 07, 2004   Link
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    General Comment^
    What do you mean?
    Saturnaliaon November 16, 2004   Link
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    General CommentNeedafix, please dont say that, wether your anti-christian or not, this isnt the place to make your stand.

    As for the song, about existing in contrast to the elegedly pure and unison world.
    Rebbal Aceon January 16, 2006   Link

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