Thou have fathered
Son and daughter
Doth begat, yet raised not bother
Paralyzed your children's lives
Wither vines of family ties

Self-destruction
Make him function
Crayons and clay
Days turn blue to gray
Days turn blue to gray

Seventeen when
Family begin
Drinking, fighting, heroin
Unquenchable addictions call
Responsible to none above all

Self-destruction
Make him function
Crayons and clay
Days turn blue to gray
Days turn blue to gray

Lest I taste
Its sweet grapes
Glass to tongue
Across it tips
Cross my lips
Swallow it down

Please
Won't you love me?
Please help me see
What did I do?
Did I hurt you?
And now that you're gone
Emptiness lives on
The guilt is all I feel
No closure

Father
Motherfucker
No closure

The strings of my heart
You pulled on endlessly
This twine is severed
In tragedy

Father
Mother Destroyer
Destroy her

[Solo: Demmel]

Your self-destruction
What made you feel alive
Your self-destruction
Of your children's
Lives


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    General Commentno comments? this song fucking rocks!
    seems to be about some kind of teenage crisis...
    donniedarko28on December 14, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is more about someone (maybe Flyyn) being angry at their father for being so selfish.
    It's just what I thought when I saw the video. There are references to drugs : "Drinking, fighting, heroin.."
    and it refers to drugs as the cause of someone's "Self-destruction".. Heh, I dunno, I'm an idiot.
    Dedsoxon December 23, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthe video for this song explains it pretty well. this song is about how a father is an achohilic or something, and hooked in heroine and stuff. its ruining the lives of his kids, sounds like he did something to his wife too. pretty much about being a shitty dad. one kickass song though! the guitars rock!
    i am the eggmanon January 11, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI've got nothing to say... Except:

    This One fucking rules, it's nice to see Machine back to there roots, or well atleast mostly.
    HungerForMoreon January 29, 2005   Link
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    General Commentyes...thsi song is rather spiffing isnt it?! =D
    i_like_dirton February 26, 2005   Link
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    General Commentaccording to the band in a metal hammer interview a couple of months back, this song is actually about robb flynn's wife being abused when she was a kid.
    edgeinsbuddyon May 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commentin the Elegies DVD, Robb says this song is about 2 of his friends from growing up
    Il Duceon December 20, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthe MHsongs based on real events (like five, trephanation or left unfinished) are filled with pain and days turn blue to gray is so fucking real.It's one of my favourite songs "NO CLOSURE.."-it's true that you can't bare the memory of the abuse.
    letaon September 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love the whole MH n.h. thing, like that intro high riffage being played totally on n.h. so damn trademark MH and so damn CREATIVE!
    Charlehon July 02, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think its about his father neglecting him, its another reference to his past
    JonnyBoy789on August 30, 2007   Link

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