This is how it begins
With the slow decay
Then a knife to the wrist
There to put you away

Ohh

This is how it ends
With the birth of death
And all that remains
Is the rotten stench

Ohh

Ohh
Don't rest
Don't rest
Live
Live

That's the end of that
What is done is done
No more aching back
No more flesh and bones


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    General CommentThe juxtoposition of good and bad in these lyrics; and at times of life and death, is simultaneously harrowing and uplifting "Don't rest/ Live" and "No more aching back/ No more flesh and bones". Pure genius. Has to be heard for full appreciation; his voice takes it to another level.
    slccritchle1on February 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentBrilliant lyrics, juxtaposition of life and death i.e. saying that the birth of life is also the birth of death.
    grasshopaon April 03, 2008   Link

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