"A Temperamental Widower" as written by and Daniel Davison Cory Brandan Putman....
We're not going backwards
We're not going backwards

We're just killing onward, today
And put that knife away!

My first thought, a dragon
My first thought, a dragon

Two contending marches

And put that knife away!

She'll sting you to death
Like a swarm of hornets
From the hive
Endlessly I drift
Into this distraction
Sign my name to shame
Press hard, there are three copies

You'll put me in the grave
You'll put me in the grave

We're not going backwards
We're not going backwards

We're just killing onward, today
Put that knife away!
And put that knife away!

Making progress like that of a dead man
Constant last words…the last word.
The last words.


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    General CommentI can't believe there's no comments on this song!

    While it's not my favorite on the album, it has a fast pace and equally quick lyrics. The repitition and such is really cool, creating an interesting effect. My favorite part is: "Making progress like that of a dead man."
    pullingthestringson March 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThey don't play it often but the ending is the best one I've ever heard them put together live. Small Spark comes close, but this one's just fucking ridiculous.
    SmallWorldon May 20, 2007   Link
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    General Commentin the book of revelation is speaks of a dragon (satan) that sat there wating for mairy to have jesus(in parable) im not sure about the rest but "press hard there are 3 copies" the father son and holy ghost.
    yoyoguy678on February 01, 2009   Link
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    General CommentRedeemer is the best album by Norma Jean!!!1
    sandihumeon February 22, 2009   Link

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