barefoot, passing through
I knelt down to get a better view
of what grew there
well what grew there?
scared, heard a terrible sound
lay down played dead
that's when I heard it clearer
in the rushes a voice said:
you could walk around forever
and never notice me
a little closer in the rushes
hiding down among the reeds
a seed
I swallowed
it digested quick
but not enough to not make me sick, I lost it
it tasted like a light going off inside my mind
then suddenly I was out of harm's way
forgetting the desire to remember
trans tourist vanished
finished damaged playback
I felt myself unraveling at a racetrack
I felt myself unraveling at a racetrack
then I coughed up blood
scraped it off my tongue
sucked it off my thumb
but it was rotten
care, to care
I knelt down but you weren't there
anymore
I was pushed into a bush
in the rushes on the screen
it was all acting
can't believe it
believe that I had seen it
remembered who was in my arms
remembered when I had arms
it's like a dream
the way that it unfolded
like I'd been in the rushes without knowing
I kissed it but I must admit
I missed it now I do forget
like I'd been in the rushes without knowing
you've been forgotten
you've been forgotten
You are forgotten
it's been forgotten
you're all forgotten




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    General CommentI love the recycled riff-thingy-bit from the Unicorn's Emasculate the Masculine.
    LeFauveon June 14, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"...a seed
    I swallowed
    it digested quick
    but not enough to not make me sick, I lost it
    it tasted like a light going off inside my mind
    then suddenly I was out of harm's way
    forgetting the desire to remember..."

    Sounds like Morning Glory seeds to me.

    Love this sound.
    boohskeyon September 30, 2008   Link
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    General CommentYou are FORGIIIVEEENNNN :)
    lolcomotiveon October 26, 2008   Link
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    General CommentDid anyone notice how the end of the song turns into "A quick one while he's away" by the Who?
    evilsockson February 16, 2009   Link
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    My OpinionI know this is going to sound absurd, but I think he's talking about Horton Hears a Who by Dr Suess.

    "scared, heard a terrible sound
    lay down played dead
    that's when I heard it clearer
    in the rushes a voice said:
    you could walk around forever
    and never notice me
    a little closer in the rushes
    hiding down among the reeds"

    ^ He's just discovered the who.

    "a seed
    I swallowed
    it digested quick
    but not enough to not make me sick, I lost it
    it tasted like a light going off inside my mind"

    ^ Accidently swallowed Who-ville?

    "then I coughed up blood
    scraped it off my tongue
    sucked it off my thumb
    but it was rotten
    care, to care
    I knelt down but you weren't there
    anymore"

    ^ Talking about killing the who?

    And then it turns into a THE WHO song! I know it's a crazy interpretation, but I sort of think I'm right, haha.
    spaceinaboxon August 29, 2009   Link
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    General CommentREMEMBER WHEN I HAD ARMS?
    JIBTEXHNKAon September 28, 2009   Link

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