Run through forests on a hot Summer day
Trying to break down walls of numbing pain

Give me the freedom to destroy
Give me radioactive toy

Taste the water from a stream of running death
Eat the apple and cough a dying breath

Feel the sun burning through your black skin
Pour me into a hole, inform my next of kin

Run through graveyards on a dusty Winter day
Spit the dirt out and try to say

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"Radioactive Toy" as written by Steven Wilson

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    General CommentHaving watched "Threads" recently (worth a watch if you're not from Sheffield) and being a huge fan of the "Fallout" series this evokes some powerful and desolate images of a world beyond the edge of decay.

    I love how certain lines start so positively e.g. "taste the water from a stream...", which immediately conjures images of crystal clear water over smooth pebbles halfway up a mountain; then "of running death". Thanks Steven. Trés cheerful. Cheerful no, poignant yes. I love it.
    PaulZeroon July 12, 2013   Link

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