Let's play a little game
On scribbled paper
You guess the letters
And I'll draw the hanging man

Hint number one is
Five letters inscribed over
The lips of eyeless woman
Asking me for needles and a thread to sew her head back together again
She reaches forward
And grabs ahold of my sleeve
Her antennae wrap around me
Her lungs infect me as she breathes...

The roadkill scent of violent city

Oh swollen anthill sore
Insects desperate cries
Oh infected for
Doomsday stomp from the skies

This town made its guesses
But can't spell her own name
A five letter word for the oncoming plague
A stick figure dangling from stoplight grave



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    General Commenthahaha, if we were guessing we'd be hanged by now.
    elevatorfaceon January 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI talked to the Schwab after the Chicago show of the Scream the Prayer Tour last night. My guess was that the 5-letter word is Stomp, just because that seems like the obvious choice. However, Schwab says that the word is Death and that the song is about Long Beach, CA.
    InhaleExhale86on July 18, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentso... what's the five letter word and what is this song referring to? buy the way, THIS SONG IS HOT!!!!!!!!!!
    latinorockeron December 15, 2005   Link
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    General Commentfive letter word= death. Does anyone have any idea what he's talking about when he says "stick figure dangling from stoplight grave"?
    5letterwordon January 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think he means that the person that's 'guesing' the word is about to die because the stick figure is almost finished, in which the game hangman is lost when the figure is finished.
    Geeraffon January 22, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe five letter word is Death and this song is referring to the plague that is mentioned in the christian bible and Im going along with Geeraffs answer to the "Stick Figure" concept as well.
    "This town made its guesses
    But can't spell her own name."
    Is talking about how some people with different beliefs during the plauge and tried their rituals how it cost them dearly... it said somewhere i believe something int he context of 'smear the blood of the innocent over the entrance of which you live and I shall not enter' or something like that I really can't remember the full scripture
    HeadlessFigureon January 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commentaaahhh....yeah I wouldn't know about the bible plague thing...but sounds good enough to me
    5letterwordon January 27, 2006   Link
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    General Commentand, one more thing.....where i the song does he say "let's play a little game on scibbled paper.."? cause the only thing i hear is after the intro with the hint number one is...?
    5letterwordon January 27, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAnother thing:
    I think that we are the ants about to die because of the devil. He asks us to play a game, we cooperate. Comprimise kills. Basically, our sins, help the devil kill us. (Sins being the incorrect guesses.)
    Geeraffon January 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThat plague your talking about is commonly referred to as the Passover, and it was the final of 7 plagues that God bestowed upon Egypt because of their refusal to free the Jews (God's homies). In this final plague, they Angel of Death went to every house and killed the first born son (and animal, for taht matter) in the house, but he passed over any house which had lamb's blood smeared over the door, as God had commanded them to do beforehand.
    I'm not sure where you got the idea that that's what this song is about, but reading over it, it seems to fit. I'll buy it, nice one.
    BrokenParadiseon February 03, 2006   Link

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