Why do you do the things you've done
and how dumb would you have to be
to do them again like I know you're going to?
If you're the poet you say you are and beauty's in everything you see,
then how can love exist in a world run by people like you?
Because when there's suffering, you're there.
From southern trees, you hang them in the air.
The world screams out in agony and you don't care,
but should the shit hit the fan,
I just pray you will not be spared.
Fuck you.

You took a heart with so much room for love
and filled it with hatred and rage
until there was nothing left but for it to shrivel up and die. People will tell you that if you don't love your neighbor, then you don't love God,
but no god of mine would put light in such unrighteous eyes.
Now the way we hold each other so tight
would look more like a noose if held up to the light because we betray each other in dreams every night.
Now let's never speak of it again, all right?

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Fear and Loathing in Mahwah, NJ song meanings
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  • +3
    General CommentThe end quote is from Act V, Scene i, lines 129-148 of Shakespear's Titus Andronicus, and is as follows:

    Even now I curse the day, and yet, I think,
    Few come within the compass of my curse,
    Wherein I did not some notorious ill:
    As kill a man, or else devise his death; 132
    Ravish a maid, or plot the way to do it;
    Accuse some innocent, and forswear myself;
    Set deadly enmity between two friends;
    Make poor men’s cattle break their necks; 136
    Set fire on barns and hay-stacks in the night,
    And bid the owners quench them with their tears,
    Oft have I digg’d up dead men from their graves,
    And set them upright at their dear friends’ doors, 140
    Even when their sorrows almost were forgot;
    And on their skins, as on the bark of trees,
    Have with my knife carved in Roman letters,
    ‘Let not your sorrow die, though I am dead.’ 144
    Tut! I have done a thousand dreadful things
    As willingly as one would kill a fly,
    And nothing grieves me heartily indeed
    But that I cannot do ten thousand more.
    crippledmcgimpon December 18, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentgreat great GREAT
    just a big "fuck you" song
    MilkForWhaleson January 16, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthey said at the concert I went to last week that the song is about going to college in New Jersey.
    doctoraculaon July 30, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSounds like it could be directed at God. But I'm not one to go ahead making that assumption.
    PhilipWithOneLon June 06, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentPatrick attended Ramapo College in Mahwah.
    RaygunShaunon October 15, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIs this a hidden track on the CD? I ripped it into itunes a while ago and it's a 0 second long song.
    thespreadon February 24, 2012   Link

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