The saw in the hands it's white as snow
The heavy endless weight on my heels it's cold
The water on my head but I won't speak of you
The hall and the rack and the wheel, it's true

And when it turns the hole in my vision fills with you

The cold and the loud and they won't let me sleep
I've been dragged on the floor and my blood earns my keep
My body holds a picture of the sun - it's you
The warden bore a hole in my skull, it's true
Tore off my limbs and my breasts
The heart it's a heavy in the chest

And when it turns the hole in my vision fills with you

/ hole, rack, wheel, time
heart, thorn, knees, blight
hand, hold, bright white
whole head feels light /

Tore off my limbs and my breasts
The heart it's heavy in the chest
Pulled out my tongue so I can't speak the truth
The picture in my vision it's the sun, it's you


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    Song Meaning"The song ‘The Warden’ ended up being like an alternate ending to 1984 because I found it so frustrating that after this whole struggle and this love story that he gave up the name of his love when he was being tortured. I wrote about the other end of that, a more idealistic ending where he fought till the death to save the one he loves."
    - Chelsea Wolfe in an interview with The Quietus.
    mobsteroidon February 25, 2018   Link

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