Johnny's got a grip on a blissful life,
He sucks on the smoke from the dope in his pipe.
Wrapped around his fingers, a noose is loosing slack,
strangling his forearm to fill his vewins with smack.

P.C.P. spells gun to the head,
half a syringe or a barrel full of lead.
grasping at straws and coming up empty,
Carving with his life
this somber song of hope:
"Kill me."

Sally spells success M-O-N-E-Y.
If she steps on some toes, it's an eye for an eye.
She's climbing up the ladder, she's building up a wall,
to block out the world or the fear that she'll fall.

Tightrope thins, conviction never stops.
Money means nothing from a 40 floor drop.
her security blanket has worn itself thin,
she's hanging in the closet from a rope of her own sin.

Nothing changes nothing will.
Always skeptic, primed for the kill
Seeking nothing but selfish gain,
filling your pockets, again and again.
Selling your soul, taking you fill.
Grasping at straws, feeding your own will.
Killing your conscience, empty, bereft.
Losing your life for the world, you are left alone.

Some throw bricks through windows and yell,
others beat their backs for fear of hell.
Two-edged sword that cuts flesh to the joints,
the path is narrow, you missed the point.

Fistful of sand a pitiful prize.
YOu're blinding yourself, closing your eyes.
The point was made eons ago,
chaff in the wind, your life's gonna blow.
Nothing you do, nothing can be new.
What is good? What is true?
Seeking to serve not ourselves, never.
The Lord is God, we will live forever.

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    General CommentSuicide...?
    MeAndOnlyMeon June 09, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is not for the music or the perfect lyrics, it's so a point can be made. He is flat out telling the people that their sins are wrong and that you can keep trying to live with out God but thats exactly how all the evil originates. If people would just live in the Lord there would be no death and sin but thats what comes from the lack of Jesus in our lives.
    clutteron June 24, 2006   Link
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    General Commentlooks like this was the first version of Fistful of Sand.
    Sidekick Suicideon December 30, 2007   Link

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