little maggots, maggots whose parents, parents fed me full
grown and living, inhabiting comfortably my skull
dust to dust and justice is, is for us all and all's for null

may your organs fail before your dreams fail you
may your organs fail before your dreams fail you
may your organs fail before your dreams fail you

waving in the distance, waving (ha ha ha)
waving in the minutes, waning (ha ha ha)
waiting for this to make sense, waiting
stop waving back, I'm drowning

may your organs fail before your dreams fail you
may your organs fail before your dreams fail you
may your organs fail before your dreams fail you, you

little maggots, maggots whose parents, parents fed me full
grown and living, inhabiting comfortably my skull
dust to dust and justice is, is for us all and all's for...
nothing, fucking zero

may your organs fail before your dreams fail you
may your organs fail before your dreams fail you
may your organs fail before your dreams fail you

waving in the distance, waving (hey, I'm drowning)
waving in the minutes, waning (hey, I'm drowning)
waiting for this to make sense, waiting
stop waving back, I'm drowning



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    General CommentThe first song revealed from the new album!!!! Yay!!!! I can hardly wait for the rest!
    the_spaceman_canon July 12, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is way awesome.
    mystizo9on July 30, 2006   Link
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    General Commentabsolutly sick song also ot the first realesed shoot me in the smile was on punk o rama ten as opposed to little maggots on Unsound best part is for sure waving in the distance stop waving back im drowning i use the may your organs fail before your dreams fail you as a good bye/good luck type of thing incredible lyrics
    big999benon September 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe songs on Decomposer..are more catchy then the ones on E.Von Dahl Killed the Locals
    MercyxLouon September 26, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think they should make Hallmark graduation cards that say "may your organs fail before you dreams fail you".
    sampintoknowsitallon November 09, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti love the part "nothing, fucking zero"
    just the way he whispers it, so funny
    what the hell, i love the entire song
    yallRstupidon November 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe waving not drowning part is from a poem by Stevie Smith.

    Not Waving But Drowning
    by Stevie Smith

    Nobody heard him, the dead man,
    But still he lay moaning:
    I was much further out than you thought
    And not waving but drowning.

    Poor chap, he always loved larking
    And now he's dead
    It must have been too cold for him his heart gave way,
    They said.

    Oh, no no no, it was too cold always
    (Still the dead one lay moaning)
    I was much too far out all my life
    And not waving but drowning.
    makeshifton February 04, 2007   Link
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    General CommentMay your organs must be one of the BEST lines out there... I just hope they were the ones that came up with it.. Amazing song, I love the arrangements.

    But seriously, May your organs fail before your dreams fail you . Awesome.
    dag_102on February 14, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyeah "may your organs fail before your dreams fail you" is a great line. very creative. its just a very awkward and kinda gross way to say "may all your dreams come true".

    this song kinda confuses me.... it has a pessimistic tone but in the chorus, it kinda sounds optomistic and hopeful. is he being sarcastic about the organs line? any thoughts?
    catliketheifon July 13, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"may your organs fail before your dreams fail you"

    I love this line it's one the most amazing lines, I've
    ever heard in a song. like it's better to die than watch
    all your dreams fail.
    peewee333on January 11, 2008   Link

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