A motorcycle accident
Whistling softly
Through blades of grass
Is my half-mother where she did
Come to rest
Feet from the flaming wreck?
Another shovel breaking sod
And I try my best to get drunk
So what’s the big idea
That keeps wine and spirits
From entering my brain?

The birds of prey
Fall from the sky
Swiping fried chicken
From our hands
I draw my lunch in close
As my brother gestures
With a hard-boiled egg
A sound from hell
The vultures make
As they swarm around the still-born
Is my half-mother where she did
Come to rest
Feet from the flaming wreck?


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    General CommentI actually asked for the lyrics from David Hurtgen. These are close, but the real lyrics are a little weirder:

    A motorcycle accident
    Whistling softly
    Through blades of grass
    Is my half-mother where she did
    Come to rest
    Feet from the flaming wreck?
    Another shovel breaking sod
    And I try my best to get drunk
    So what’s the big idea
    That keeps wine and spirits
    From entering my brain?

    The birds of prey
    Fall from the sky
    Swiping fried chicken
    From our hands
    I draw my lunch in close
    As my brother gestures
    With a hard-boiled egg
    A sound from hell
    The vultures make
    As they swarm around the still-born
    Is my half-mother where she did
    Come to rest
    Feet from the flaming wreck?
    JohnMeanNameon December 07, 2007   Link

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