"free will and testament" as written by and Robert Wyatt Mark Kramer....
given free will, but within certain limitation.
i cannot will myself to limitless mutation.
i cannot know what i would be if i were not me.
i can only guess 'me'.
so when i say that i know 'me', how can i know that?
what kind of spider understands arachnophobia?
i have my senses and my sense of having senses.
do i got them, or they me?
the weight of dust exceeds the weight of settled object.
what can it mean, such gravity without a center?
is there freedom to un-be? is there freedom for will to-be?

sheer momentum makes us act this way or that way.
we just invent or just assume a motivation.
i would disperse, be disconnected.
is this possible?
what is a soldier without a force?
being the air, but not be air. being the no air.
being the air, but not be air. being the no air.
beyond the loose, neither compacted nor suspended.
had i been free, i could have chosen not to be me.
demented forces push me madly 'round a treadmill.
demented forces push me madly 'round a treadmill.

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    General CommentOne of my favorite JoA songs.
    As pretentious as Tim comes off (and a lot of the time, I think he is), he really provokes some crazy thought. And such a creative guitarist. That whole joa tree is so creative with their guitar parts haha
    kenkowwwrbon October 26, 2008   Link

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