Half an inch away
Speak before the sweat is even noticed
Such a bitter taste
I sat.. the words I just can't comprehend
Ink the scriptures to my feet
The bruising swells and apathy
Sit so still with skeptic limbs..
Penetrate these fangs to fill this bile with naivety
Sip and tap a taste of my disease

And they're dragging you

Sacrament has stained
my appetite for ceremony crisis
a narrow taste for faith..
depends on all the staleness that has formed you
stitch the sins to my gums and teeth
a midnight mess of surgery
speak so soft with hectic grins
face of veil that separates
what guilt won't die when you're born again
open aisle awaits for my two needs

And they're dragging you
And they're dragging you
And they're dragging you
And they're dragging you

Hands are tied to clergy's lies and they're dragging you…
Hands are tied to clergy's lies and they're dragging you…
Hands are tied to clergy's lies and they're dragging you…
Hands are tied to clergy's lies and they're dragging you…
Hands are tied to clergy's lies and they're dragging you…




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    General CommentI think it's "Penetrate these fangs to fill this bile with naivety
    Sip and tap a taste of my disease
    And they're dragging you"

    and "face the veil that separates
    where guilt won't die and is born again
    open aisle awaits for my two knees" - like kneeling in front of the cross

    and then "hands are tied to the clergy's lies, and they're dragging you"

    "I sat.. the words I just can't comprehend" - refers to the bible, he can't make sense of it and come up with a sermon

    ludoloveon April 10, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti have the lyric zine, so it should be this:


    "Half an inch away
    Speak before the sweat is even noticed
    Such a bitter taste
    Recite the words I just can't comprehend
    Ink the scriptures to my feet
    The bruising swells in apathy
    Sit so still with skeptic limbs
    Penetrate these veins to fill this vile with naivety
    Sip and have a taste of my disease

    And they're dragging you

    Sacrament has stained
    My appetite for ceremony crisis
    A narrow taste for faith
    Dependent on the staleness that has formed you
    Stitch the sins to my gums and teeth
    A midnight mass of surgery
    Speak so soft with hectic grins
    Face of veil that separates
    Where guilt will die and is born again
    Open aisle awaits for my two knees"


    and you've obviously got the rest right. :]
    foundthevelvetsun7on June 04, 2010   Link
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    General Commentactually.
    the second part is "Deface the veil that separates where guilt wont die and is born again."
    iamnoton January 06, 2011   Link
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    General CommentDo you know who sings this song ? Because i'm pretty sure it isn't Ryan, the voice is too high and clear.
    isanovoselicon February 13, 2011   Link

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