(and as i was traveling i realized there were no boundaries)

see that car plunge into what was known as a pitiful painted pest,
on the verge of a casted script,
see them four wheels a-turn,
hit the light,
with everything that's come to par,
and it's got your name on it,
cause it's got your name on it,

Tiresias has an eye on you,
from the mountaintop,
he speaks like a virgin,
here come the locusts again.

i just wept for another day,
held it in and won't let it out.

see them four wheels turn into the spite that is coming with little haste,
and a puddle he's bound to break,
see them four wheels a-turn,
hit the light,
well you don't seem so refined when it's got your name on it,
cause it's got your name on it.

Tiresias has an eye on you,
from the mountaintop,
he looks in the mirror,
for it's always telling the truth.

i just wept for another day,
held it in and won't let it out.

and a barrel of tacks is appraised as jewelry.
and a message of trust is perceived as boring.
could it be there's a tie between lost and trailing?
since the dawn of the 1800's, we fell.



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    General Commentthe verses seem to use a car crash as a metaphor for human nature. the bridge is probably talking about how emotions build up and people just hold it in, because they're afraid of being ridiculed etc. Not too sure on the refrain, though it seems to point to people always feeling every action in their consciences "he looks in the mirror, for it's always telling the truth", "here come the locusts again", etc., and likens the conscience to Tiresias[sp? i didnt scroll back up to check]

    not sure on the last bridge though, with the "tacks as jewelry"
    valbinoon November 11, 2009   Link

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