a fine disservice disceptive, too check for the sender sender was you caught me wide open no simple burn this is complicated calls for return fine disservice intended, too check for the sender sender was you the point has been recorded, the malice has been revealed when i stripped away the humor from the arrow it concealed sharpened and soaked in urine, it was meant to spread disease but now discovered becomes the sweet antithesis returning the screw it comes back to you

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    General CommentI think this song is about an unwanted friendship, or a friendship gone sour, one that in the end pits both involved against each other, maybe getting revenge ("returning the screw") on eachother for something that happened.
    Jawshon January 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI agree, I think it is about revenge, and revenge at that for "a fine disservice," "no simple burn," the mother of all betrayals. To put a more fine point on it, though, I think it's about the process of revenge rather than any particular reason. It's about feeding and stoking that hatred - watering a poison tree. "Screw" calls on both meanings of the word, I think: returning the screw is an image of retribution, also with a nod toward the abstract screw, as in "screwed over."
    ShepherdofBeingon August 31, 2008   Link
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    General CommentFor me its about Assertiveness.
    Bunialskion April 09, 2017   Link

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