Left alone with shadows,
This is when he smiles.
Just as I get started,
He repeats the ending,
Sucking in his breath
As he holds me down.
It occurs to me to pray.
And I'm always ending.
Yeah I'm always ending.

What could I do? What could I do?
What could I do? What could I do?
Man sized boy -

Punish me with all his jokes,
And I've got no smokes to spare,
And I've got no room to breathe.
And I've got no patience.
Tapping on my chest to see
If I act scared or light or leave -
And then if I let him tap again,
I will always be here -
Be all blasted open.

What could I do? What could I do?
What could I do? What could I do?
Man sized boy -
I'm all blasted open.

I've got hope for all the messes
Who are cold and blasted open.
I got told, and I believe it,
To repeat the ending.
Left alone with shadows,
This is when he smiles.
Just when I got started,
He repeats the ending.
I repeat the ending.


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    General CommentAs you can tell from all the exclamation points, this needs a bit of work. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    pumkinhedon November 21, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAnd by exclamation points, I clearly mean question marks. Heh.
    pumkinhedon December 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis was the first Chavez song I heard - both live and on record. They opened with it when we saw them, and I bought the 7'' the next day. It meant SO much to me to hear him say this stuff - it's a brilliant, sinister, seductive song about how abuse dictates your fantasy life and how entering into it is a way to get free.
    ellencherryon January 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAlso, pumkinhead, I submitted a revised set of lyrics, to fill in some of your gaps:

    Chavez - repeat the ending

    Left alone with shadows, this is when he smiles.
    Just as I get started, he repeats the ending,
    Sucking in his breath as he holds me down.
    It occurs to me to pray. And I'm always ending.
    Yeah I'm always ending.

    What could I do? What could I do?
    What could I do? What could I do?
    Man sized boy -

    Punish me with all his jokes, and I've got no smokes to spare,
    And I've got no room to breathe. And I've got no patience.
    Tapping on my chest to see if I act scared or light or leave -
    And then if I let him tap again, I will always be here -
    Be all blasted open.

    What could I do? What could I do?
    What could I do? What could I do?
    Man sized boy -
    I'm all blasted open.

    I've got hope for all the messes who are cold and blasted open.
    I got told, and I believe it, to repeat the ending.
    Left alone with shadows, this is when he smiles.
    Just when I got started, he repeats the ending.
    I repeat the ending.

    Thanks for all the work you did on your set. xo petra
    ellencherryon January 15, 2007   Link

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