My body is a cage.
This union is cage about a cage about a cage.
And this, and this town too.
I'll see you once in a while but I can't be seen with you.
This place is a narrative mess.
The floor a tangle of bedsheets and battered sundress.
The ink has dried in the well.
The journey once was consequential,
Now: sequential, sequential, sequential, sequential.

When will you silence your hounds?
The eldest sons to the altar of the Eternal Sound.
Their blood is spilled at the dawn.
A nation bound to your will, still, the violin plays on.
Plays its devotional song.
Once it was, once it was so essential,
Now: sequential, sequential, sequential, sequential.


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Keep the Dog Quiet song meanings
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    General CommentAwesome!
    Martha_headon March 12, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI'm guessing this is talking about Lewis' disgust of Owen? Not sure.
    athecondoron July 01, 2010   Link
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    General CommentAnyone else notice the Arcade Fire reference there? I think it's also actually the same intervals too except going down instead of up. It's cool that he used to do stuff with them.
    blandnameon April 26, 2011   Link

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