"A Living Dance Upon Dead Minds" as written by Edward Carrington Breckenridge, James Riley Breckenridge, Dustin Michael Kensrue and Teppei Teranishi....
Love everywhere,
Exploding, maims and blinds,
A living dance upon dead minds,
Love everywhere,
Exploding, maims and blinds,
A living dance upon dead minds

But surely does not forget (perish),
Sleep, cannot be photographed(measured)
Disdains the trivial labeling of punctual brains,
But surely does not forget (perish),
Sleep, cannot be photographed (measured)
Disdains the trivial labeling of punctual brains,

Why its love;
But at the earliest spear
Of sun
Perfectly should disappear
Who wields a poem huger than the grave?
Who wields a poem huger than the grave?
Who wields a poem huger than the grave?
Who wields a poem huger than the grave?
But surely does not forget (perish),
Sleep, cannot be photographed (measured)
Disdains the trivial labeling of punctual brains,
But surely does not forget (perish),
Sleep, cannot be photographed (measured)
Disdains the trivial labeling of punctual brains,

But surely does not forget (perish),
Sleep, cannot be photographed (measured)
Disdains the trivial labeling of punctual brains,
But surely does not forget (perish),
Sleep, cannot be photographed (measured)
Disdains the trivial labeling of punctual brains


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"A Living Dance Upon Dead Minds" as written by Edward Carrington Breckenridge Dustin Michael Kensrue

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  • +1
    General Commentit's not C.S. Lewis, ee cummings.

    Org. Poem is as follows.

    but if a living dance upon dead minds
    why,it is love;but at the earliest spear
    of sun perfectly should disappear
    moon's utmost magic,or stones speak or one
    name control more incredible splendor than
    our merely universe, love's also there:
    and being here imprisoned,tortured here
    love everywhere exploding maims and blinds
    (but surely does not forget,perish, sleep
    cannot be photographed,measured;disdains
    the trivial labelling of punctual brains...
    -Who wields a poem huger than the grave?
    from only Whom shall time no refuge keep
    though all the weird worlds must be opened?
    )Love
    SaveJakeon May 11, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentlove everywhere
    exploding, maims and blinds
    a living dance upon dead minds

    could be about war. mines underground. and this is the message of love that we send to these victims. we say we try to save them and that we love them, but we blow them up instead.

    but surely does not forget(perish)
    sleep, cannot be photographed(measured)
    disdains the trivial labeling of punctual brains
    but surely does not forget(perish)
    sleep, cannot be photographed(measured)
    disdains the trivial labeling of punctual brains

    dont know bout this part.

    why its love
    but at the earliest spear
    of sun
    perfectly should disappear

    our "love" blocks out any shred of hope for them

    who wields a poem huger than the grave
    who wields a poem huger than the grave
    who wields a poem huger than the grave
    who wields a poem huger than the grave

    whos words are better than ours that they can cause death.

    but surely does not forget(perish)
    sleep, cannot be photographed(measured)
    disdains the trivial labeling of punctual brains
    but surely does not forget(perish)
    sleep, cannot be photographed(measured)
    disdains the trivial labeling of punctual brains

    but surely does not forget(perish)
    sleep, cannot be photographed(measured)
    disdains the trivial labeling of punctual brains
    but surely does not forget(perish)
    sleep, cannot be photographed(measured)
    disdains the trivial labeling of punctual brains


    dont know. thats my take on it.
    Intoxicatedon December 08, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"disdains the trivial labeling of punctual brains"


    this means that we should not try to "label" love in a punctual way, or in other terms, we should not try to describe love, as it is beyond common comprehension

    it is NOT talking about labeling our brains, but actually saying we should not try to "label" love with our "punctual brains"
    brooks450on December 01, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThree words: Love Trancends All.

    "who wields a poem huger than the grave"
    Poem=love Grave=death
    HolkeyeSFon April 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is actually oringinally a poem buy a guy whos name alludes me at the moment
    DeAdBoLton May 03, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentC.S. Lewis...also As The Ruin Falls was an original poem by C.S. Lewis
    DeAdBoLton May 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti like the use of poetry in this song i like this song very much
    Blackmoreon May 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is the best. I love this song. Thrice is sooo awesome. =)
    stargirlon May 15, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is about how we try to quantify life and make it seem ordered and predictable but there is something beautifull about it that we can't even begin to understand but which we all know deep inside of ourselves
    pravdawglerzon May 15, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthey deadbolt... this poem is by E.E. Cummings,
    "as the ruin falls" is by C.S. Lewis tho
    drak3on May 20, 2002   Link

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