Oh dear, you are the water,
And I lower myself into your water,
Like a mealy-mouthed calf that is suckered to the slaughter
Like a green serpent coiled upon the breast of your daughter
Oh did you ever think of the twice-cursed night?
Oh dear you are the water?
And I lower myself into your water,
Like a mealy-mouthed calf that is suckered to the slaughter,
Like a prescription prescribed by the doctor who lives within the
Palisades of rain, oh I kiss you on the corner of your eye,
Between the masthead horizon and the suicide sway of the rustling rye
Oh I kiss you in the corner when you're dry
Though the boats of Hong Kong do stockade London,
Oh I kiss you in the corner when we're dry
Though Sharon you sing for your pardon,

Did you ever sing on the twice-cursed night,
Did you ever suck on the teat of what was white,
Hold on and hold on and hold all along
to the B's and the breeze
Oh B Oh B Oh B
When you bottom the boats, the weeds deign to sigh,
But the Admirals "chicken," the General's "chicken"
How painful they rise.


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    General CommentI can't believe nobody's posted for this song before, its utterly brilliant. Definitely the strongest song I've heard by Frog Eyes along with Reform The Countryside because the two flow so well together and contain many of the same themes.

    It has so much imagery that makes me think of a ship riding the seas in a squall...unfortunately I have hardly a clue what its about, especially the "twice-cursed night", but its beautiful.
    Balialon November 18, 2007   Link

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