Indeed I have sucked it up to heights
Unknown to those outside
My body has contained and suppressed
And swallowed and abetted
Oh I am a stranger to myself
Beneath altruism dwells
A force uncontended
A voice that is tempered
To boiled and unhindered

Who am I kidding?
I am not some Mother theresa
If I don't say something soon
I will break from the weight of the high road I take
No

Indeed I need my chance to fail
Some room to unravel
I need a chance to blame for two minutes
Unbridled, unbrazened
So I need imaginings of maiming
Fantasies of outright screaming
I need a chance to thrash for minutes
Uncontained, unforgiving

Who am I kidding?
I am not some Mother theresa
If I don't do something soon
I will die from restraint
As a sick subjugate
No

I will move beyond, I'm certain of that
The sooner I go the quicker I'll be back
I would not threaten or cause you any harm
Have to get this out or my light will go out

Who am I kidding?
I am not some Mother theresa
If I don't do something soon
I will die from restraint
As a sick subjugate


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    General Comment"Indeed I need my chance to fail" should be "...chance to flail"

    Also, I keep hearing "swallowed and abetted a lie", but not too sure about that.
    skttrbrainon April 08, 2009   Link
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    General CommentAl is =supremely= aware of her own impulsivities, especially those to try to fix a world full of culturally induced mental illness. Al can think about her own thinking (the pshrinks call this "metacognition"). She knows her attachment-seeking inner child wants to rescue anyone who'll listen to her try to explain how to stop pressing the bogus reward levers and get out of our electrified-floor Skinner Boxes (look it up).

    In "Break," she's trying to work through this (again). She may never get "all the way there," of course, but that's fine with me. I learn more every time she goes to bat again on pretty much any of her favorite "interpersonal dynamics" topics, and I'd hate to see her lose her motivation.
    naughtmoseson September 09, 2009   Link
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    General Commentlove this song!!!
    sneakerpimpsfanon November 26, 2009   Link

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