"Jabberwocky" as written by Tom Gilbert, Lewis Carroll and Richard Wagner....
This shit life. 8x

There are things.
There are creatures about
Which we can’t (?)
That's what I'm afraid of these days.

Pulled the wings off a rat today.
I saw myself and it was shielding to win.
That's what I'm afraid of these days.

There are things,
things that only I see.
There are creatures
and they’re out to get me.
That's what I'm afraid of these days.

Glued some wings to the back of a spider.
Looked up for validation but I could not find it.
No one's more scared than I am these days.
This shit.

Say it, cause I can see it.
You got the look of a skeptic in headlights.
Shall I go on?
Have I gone too long?

Cue the music because the speaker is scaring me.
The children are trembling.

Rightfully so.
Rightfully so.

Tell me again,
there’s a nest in my ear.
And why am I right?
A spirit in
Is that all we are?
Having their thoughts with my poor mind
Made a mess of my vision,
made a mess of my sight.
I should have seen friends

Say it cause I can see it
You got the look of a believer on trial.
So shall I go on?
Have I gone too long?
Cue the music because the speaker is scaring
the children are trembling

Rightfully so.
Rightfully so.

Say it cause I can see it
You got the look of a skeptic in headlights.
So shall I go on?
Have I gone too long?
Cue the lights because this darkness is taking it's toll.


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Jabberwocky song meanings
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  • +1
    General Comment"Pulled the wings off the rat today"

    sounds more like

    "Pulled the wings off a bat today"

    makes a lot more sense too
    Greedouwon October 26, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThere are things, there are creatures about
    When you can't, you cowardice
    That's what I'm afraid of these days

    Pulled the wings off the rat today
    I saw myself and it was you who looked away
    That's what I'm afraid of these days

    There are things, things that only I see
    There are creatures, and they're out to get me
    That's what I'm afraid of these days

    Glued some wings to the back of the spider
    Looked up for validation, but I could not find it
    No one's more scared than I am these days

    Say it 'cause I can see it
    You got the look of a skeptic in headlights
    Shall I go on? Have I gone too long?
    Cue the music 'cause the speaker is scaring me

    The children are trembling,
    Rightfully so, rightfully so

    Found me again, their nesting my ear
    And what, behind my eyes, how scary I am
    Is that all we are?
    Having their fuss with my poor mind

    Made a mess of my vision,
    A mess of my sight
    I should have seen friends

    Say it 'cause I can see it
    You got the look of a believer on trial
    So shall I go on? Have I gone too long?
    Cue the music 'cause the speaker is scaring me

    The children are trembling
    Rightfully so, rightfully so

    Say it 'cause I can see it
    You got the look of a skeptic in headlights
    Shall I go on? Have I gone too long?
    Cue the lights because this darkness is taking its toll
    andreaaaaon October 24, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is probably my favorite song on the new cd
    it's amazing
    reptrawron October 24, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThere are things, there are creatures about
    When you can't, you cowardice
    That's what I'm afraid of these days

    Pulled the wings off a bat today
    I saw myself and it was you who looked away
    That's what I'm afraid of these days

    There are things, things that only I see
    There are creatures, and they're out to get me
    That's what I'm afraid of these days

    Glued some wings to the back of a spider
    Looked up for validation, but I could not find it
    No one's more scared than I am these days

    Say it 'cause I can see it
    You got the look of a skeptic in headlights
    Shall I go on? Have I gone too long?
    Cue the music 'cause the speaker is scaring me

    (almost sounds like"cause the speaker is scaring the kids)

    The children are trembling,
    Rightfully so, rightfully so

    Found me again, they're nesting my ear
    And what, behind my eyes, how scary I am
    Is that all we are?
    Having their fuss with my poor mind

    Made a mess of my vision,
    A mess of my sight
    I should have seen friends

    Say it 'cause I can see it
    You got the look of a believer on trial
    So shall I go on? Have I gone too long?
    Cue the music 'cause the speaker is scaring me

    The children are trembling
    Rightfully so, rightfully so

    Say it 'cause I can see it
    You got the look of a skeptic in headlights
    Shall I go on? Have I gone too long?
    Cue the lights because this darkness is taking its toll
    Greedouwon October 27, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe best song on the new album, very seasonal song seeing as how its almost halloween

    i simply cant explain how much i love this song
    FoT Fanon October 28, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis shit life

    There are things, there are creatures about
    When you can't, you coward yourself out
    That's what I'm afraid of these days

    Pulled the wings off the bat today
    I saw myself and it was you who looked away
    That's what I'm afraid of these days

    There are things, things that only I see
    There are creatures, and they're out to get me
    That's what I'm afraid of these days

    Glued two wings to the back of the spider
    Looked up for validation, but I could not find it
    No one's more scared than I am these days

    Say it 'cause I can see it
    You got the look of a skeptic in headlights
    Shall I go on? Have I gone too long?
    Cue the music 'cause the speaker is scaring me

    The children are trembling,
    Rightfully so, rightfully so

    Found me again, their nesting right here
    And what, behind my eyes, how scary I am
    Is that all we are?
    Having their fuss with my poor mind

    Made a mess of my vision,
    A mess of my sight
    I should have seen friends

    Say it 'cause I can see it
    You got the look of a believer on trial
    So shall I go on? Have I gone too long?
    Cue the music 'cause the speaker is scaring me

    The children are trembling
    Rightfully so, rightfully so

    Say it 'cause I can see it
    You got the look of a skeptic in headlights
    Shall I go on? Have I gone too long?
    Cue the lights because this darkness is taking its toll
    BobbyBIONICSon October 29, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThere are things, there are creatures about
    With big hands and cavernous mouths
    That's what I'm afraid of these days

    I peeled the wings off a rat today
    I saw myself in her as she limped away
    That's what I'm afraid of these days

    There are things, things that only I see
    There are creatures, and they're out to get me
    That's what I'm afraid of these days

    Glued some wings to the back of a spider
    Looked up for validation, but I could not find it
    No one's more scared than I am these days

    So say it 'cause I can see it
    You've got the look of a skeptic in headlights
    So shall I go on? Have I gone on too long?
    "Cue the music 'cause this speaker is scaring the kids"
    "The children are trembling",
    Rightfully so, rightfully so

    Pray tell me again because there's a nest in my ear
    And one behind my eyes
    Obscurity and his family
    Are having their fun with my poor mind

    They've made a mess of my vision,
    And a mess of my sight
    I should have been seeing friends

    So say it 'cause I can see it
    You've got the look of a believer on trial
    So shall I go on? Have I gone on too long?
    Cue the music 'cause I'm starting to scare myself

    "The children are trembling"
    Rightfully so, rightfully so

    So say it 'cause I can see it
    You've got the look of a skeptic in headlights
    So shall I go on? Have I gone on too long?
    Cue the lights because the darkness is taking its toll
    grelssrz1on November 06, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentand he says "This Shit Life" in the beginning
    grelssrz1on November 06, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMade a mess of my vision,
    A mess of my sight
    I should have seen friends

    I think that last line is "I should have seen this"
    not sure, but it seems to fit the context more in saying hes turned into a monster or whatever it be.
    action187jacksonon November 13, 2008   Link
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    General CommentSay it, cause I can see it.
    You got the look of a skeptic in headlights.
    Shall I go on?
    Have I gone too long?



    there’s a nest in my ear
    And why am I right?
    A spirit in
    Is that all we are?
    Having their thoughts with my poor mind
    Made a mess of my vision,
    made a mess of my sight.There are things,

    Cue the music because the speaker is scaring me.
    The children are trembling.


    things that only I see.
    There are creatures
    and they’re out to get me.


    if anyones done shrooms they will undertsand the lines i posted.
    alot of this album is about shrooms and acid. say because i can see, Cue the music because the speaker is scaring me. dude that sounds like shrooms so much. a song for our fathers by explosions in the sky scares the shit out of me. these are questions that somone would get on shrooms. daves trying to show how hard you fucking think on them you think about everything and everythings just so fucked up. it sounds like he did a shit ton of shrooms or mabie acid or salvia. but i think he just did a high dose of shrooms and hes explaing his bad trip.
    strawberryandreon November 29, 2008   Link

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