...we could see in the distance hundreds of men. their campsite illuminated by skin bound to stick.

Like scarecrows: too tired to dance
Too ashamed to look up
Taunted by their shadows

Their empty stares licked at your back

but at your parade we saw you stand tall
"oh, beautiful one" mother sheds a tear
"if only we could reach such great heights"
we are dogs at your waist

"this is my love" we hear you say
"this is my strength" we catch your spit our lips shine prepared to sing your praises

you lose your tongue at the scent of burning flesh
and your mouth was so proud of your existence

I guess you wont be coming home a martyr...


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    General Commentwell

    it sounds like
    campsite illuminated burning flesh skin to stick
    but again
    fear before

    never are following how their lyrics are written
    and are hard to decipher

    oh well
    :)
    theangryemuon December 01, 2006   Link
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    General Commentabove comment is true, they are never ones to follow their own lyrics, i remember seeing them last fall and i could swear to god, they played given to dreams and sang different lyrics in some places!

    Great song off my favorite album by them.
    Iamyouronlyon November 12, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI can't believe this song wasn't up yet. anywho this is one of the best from Odd How People Shake, and I've writted the lyrics out pretty much exactly as they are in the insert.
    remmeon April 29, 2006   Link

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