I'm looking more like you everyday old man, in every way I'm feeling phantom pains from the fire you've dropped on your legs.
I'm storing my uplifting-look backs for my time in that seat.
Alone in your world, alone in your world just a wall away.
Angry at the stages of the day.
Your speech has gotten slow and you've lost so much weight.
The family knees have gotten weak.
The family skin has gotten languid.
If you put your gums in, and I let mine recede.
If you keep your pride, I'll be your eyes.
I'll save my temper, save my rage for the hot on your hands, 'cause you know cripples can't shiver.
6 hours, 6 hours, 6 hours of telling fields our health deserves more.
Please don't disappear with the room.
Please don't give up on going out.
Spending time at a split foyer choosing up or down.
I've waited, he never came, I'm assuming life fair.
The mold promises these sheets stay damp so my lungs wont last.
But I swear I'd at least break the fingers of the hand that dealt this to you.


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    General CommentKyle said in an interview: "Cripples can't shiver is a song about my father’s multiple sclerosis and me feeling helpless to do anything about it. I took the sound clip from a speech my mom gave about him at her church. I can see myself turning into my father, his MS has crippled him but he keeps a great attitude about it. This song is about how him being crippled has crippled my outlook on growing older."
    Candidate.on January 18, 2010   Link
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