Can you see my body
Can you see it grow
Do you see it throbbing
Won't you watch it glow

I don't want it, make it end
Stop this mad unsightly trend
I don't want it, make it end
Stop this mad unsightly trend
Take this red-veined, oddly-angled stone

Can you hear the thunder
Can you hear it crack
Can you see it stretching
Stretching through the black

Stirring in the steeple
Up on Federal Hill
Can't you feel it coming
Coming for to kill

See the haunter, watch it fly
Membranes pushing to the sky
See the three-lobed burning eye
I am it -- it is I

Can you see my body
Can you see it grow
Do you see it throbbing
Please - God - no...

Can you hear the thunder?
Can you hear the thunder?
Can you hear the thunder?
Can you hear the thunder?

See my body, see it grow
See it throbbing, please god no
See the haunter, watch it fly
Membranes pushing to the sky
See my body, see it grow
See it throbbing, please god no
Cross my heart and hope to fly
Stick an insect of Shaggai


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    General CommentLovecraftian rock at its finest =)
    diabolusmaguson October 12, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThe song ties together elements from various Lovecraft monsters, focusing on the point of view of a mortal who is horrified to be experiencing a terrible and grotesque transformation into something from beyond this world, a haunter of the dark, or something else with the ability to fly.
    devonappleon October 04, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about H.P. Lovecraft's Story "The Haunter of the Dark." The "red-veined oddly angled stone" is the Shining Trapezohedron in the tale.
    thicketson February 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAs stated by 'thickets' the song seems to refer specifically to the 'Haunter of the Dark' and the lyrics seem to imply a unhappy connection/conversation between the thing from within the Shining Trapezohedron and the 'witness' of it's (inevitably) horrible release. In mythos terms it seems to suggest the release of Nyarlathotep through the gem when the lights fail. I hear two voices in the song alternating from the released Horror and the witness.
    Grondzillaon February 15, 2006   Link

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