"That Which Erodes The Most Tender" as written by and Ryan Williams Trevor Strnad....
Won't you rest your ruined head, my weary child?
This would 'twas not for thee
I send you now the promised land
Not one breath did you heave stilly born

Unto this earth sleeping so soundly in my arms
A slug-like trail of ocher fluids where we've danced
The sun is setting now, I hold a modest hand in vain
My lung emit a sigh, what fiend would
Take these tiny eyes and show them to the dark
God's just a lie

Never born into this den of sin
That which erodes the most tender of things
After the eve have fallen
The lights are sinking low
Shadows would hide that life
In him could never grow

A hollow gaze peers from the cradle black
Imagining his shining eyes just sockets staring back
Witness the baptism skeletal the world would shun
Reject the purest form of love, a mother to her son

I proceed to nurse him
I could almost smile
I entertain the notion
That he did live this while

But he's dead to this world
Carved out just like my heart
Soaked up and washed so lovingly
Cherished son unconditionally

In our secret world alone
Situation delicate crudely frowned upon
In our sacred love undone

Never born into this den of sin
That which erodes the most tender of things
After the eve has fallen
The lights are sinking low
Shadows would hide that life
In him could never grow

A hollow gaze peers from the cradle black
Imagining his shining eyes just sockets staring back
Witness the baptism skeletal the world would shun
Reject the purest form of love, a mother to her putrid rotting son




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"That Which Erodes the Most Tender of Things" as written by Ryan Knight Brian Eschbach

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  • +1
    General CommentI think this song's about what Spite Suicide is about
    I think it was when Trevor's ex had an abortion and he never got over it
    Kinda makes sense when you read the lyrics

    I love how well written their songs are
    Love bordering on jealousy really, I wish I could write lyrics as good as Trevor
    Fantastic_Stuon September 13, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt should be stated that the song is actually called "That Which Erodes the Most Tender of Things", as opposed to "That Which Erodes the Most Tender."
    salvatorevalestraon November 09, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThe song is about a woman (the speaker) who has a stillborn child, but still feels the attachment a mother feels towards her child, so instead of letting him be dead, she pretends he's still alive. She proceeds to rock him, nurse him, and love him, despite his being dead. At the same time she can't contemplate why any God would kill a child, hence "What fiend would take these tiny eyes and show them to the dark? Gods just a lie."
    guess...on September 15, 2009   Link
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    My OpinionI love this song, some of, if not, trevor's most impressive lyrics. People do need to realize how gay and horrid abortion is, go trevaaah
    gypsyjew22on July 01, 2010   Link

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