How the mind does shout for rest
When the body is shaken, yeah
Oh, this tightness in my chest
Still your leaves I'm raking

Oh Lord, is this a test?
Was it fun creating, yeah?
My god's a little sick
And he wants me crazy

Are you
Who can say
It's okay to live through me?
Live to be
Part of me
You're a wrinkled magazine

Was it something that I said?
Was it how they're breaking, yeah?
I'm so selfish, paying your rent
While your blood I'm taking

Spend me
Like a tree
Dirty dollar bills for leaves
Dark in a sea
Of my seeds
And the tears on which you feed

You feed

Your body is a temple
A dormant alter
To where infantile men lie around
Itching and nibbling
Hoping for a small piece of sanity
That of which you can not give


Buying penance with my soul
And a little Heaven spent
Why the hell not take it?

Hide from life
You know they'll remember me
They are abhorred
In self-worth
All that matters much to me, yeah

Lyrics submitted by Ice, edited by raingray

A Little Bitter [Live] Lyrics as written by Michael Inez Layne Staley

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    General CommentThe song is about the immoral act of creation, especially by a deity. It's basically forcing someone into the world, so that it can eventually decide whether it wants to torture them forever or not. There's really no way to justify creating another being, because the initial act was done for the god's own personal benefit and without the 'created' person's permission.

    "Was it fun creating?"

    "My god's a little sick"

    It goes onto criticize the people who follow said god, who are thieves and parasites upon humanity.
    raingrayon August 19, 2014   Link

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