Hunter, I'm laid out on the forest floor
arrows in my back and sides
down among the leaves and stones
you can wear my skin as armor
you can eat my flesh and bones
leave nothing that is needed
all I have is yours
And I'll give myself up to your sharpened edges
I no longer cling to my life
yes, I'm finally giving in
Teeth and hate end our relationship
of course it's sad, but that's the way it is
your violence always wins the day
yes,
your violence wins
And I'll give myself up to your sharpened edges
I no longer cling to my life
yes, I'm finally giving in
Oh, and you watch as the animals
lay themselves
down at your feet
a thousand bared teeth
a thousand bowed heads
yes, they're begging you for
death
The Hunter does us all a great service
and we've done so much to deserve it.


Lyrics submitted by churchgonewild, edited by Lanimilbus

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    General Commentof course it's SAD, but that's the way it is
    newcoterierotaryon November 26, 2009   Link
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    General Commentfucking A! i mean i love these guys' music but that poem is amazing! i'm gonna print it out and put it on my wall
    SecretScumon September 11, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThe Hunter is God or some depersonalized principle of the universe, a force majeure, and we are all game, giving in at some point.
    vakarimasenon February 14, 2015   Link

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