His dreams gone, and all the smiles have faded
They come in masks to kill the child that came in

Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa

These hands beat red with this mercy killing
Good eye, dead man, you hit your mark again
These hands beat red with this mercy killing
Good eye, dead man, you hit your mark again

All of these words beg for same damn thing now
How to return to someplace far behind now

Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa

This heart has pumped this blood much harder than you know
These fists are squeezed too tightly ever to let go
These are the syncopations on these weary bones

These hands beat red with this mercy killing
Good eye, dead man, you hit your mark again and...

This time, this time, this time
I'll walk these avenues to find
The place where I can let these dreams and demons go
And finally rest my weary bones


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    General Commenthehe... "This arm has broken more china than you know"
    that made me giggle again.
    im pretty sure its...
    "This heart is pumping blood much harder than you know"
    sentimentalfoolon March 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYou're right. Damn you, plyrics.com!
    punkpirateon March 16, 2006   Link
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    General Commenthas anyone here ever read lolita by vladimir nabokov (stanley kubrick also made it into a movie)? this song bears an uncanny resemblence to the story, not to mention that in the book the first sentence of chapter 33 is ramsdale revisited. ramsdale is the town where the main character finds lolita and begins his decline...
    and a requiem is a funeral song, or an actual funeral...
    i dunno, just a thought.
    citybeaton July 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI wouldn't be surprised, they're a pretty well-read band.
    beergoggles69on January 12, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthe whispering at the beginning says "we'll knock back a few and talk about life". I believe this was in a song by Nomeansno. But if you play it backwards it says "neil is dead". weird huh?
    drock13on November 25, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthe whispering at the beginning says "we'll knock back a few and talk about life". I believe this was in a song by Nomeansno. But if you play it backwards it says "neil is dead". weird huh?
    drock13on November 25, 2007   Link

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