Cyclops woman got one eye in her head
Mascara clotted vision she is fed
Cyclops woman can't see nothing at all
She got a pin prick spiral hole
She can't see nothing nothing at all
She can't see nothing nothing at all
Cyclops woman dying in her shell
Guilt got her trapped in her nailed well
Cyclops woman is the eye of the world
Who's reflection's in the retina?
She can't see nothing nothing at all
She can't see nothing, nothing at all
Dilate, Dial-ate


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Cyclops Lyrics as written by Scott Mitchell Putesky Stephen Gregory Jr Bier

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    i think Glorge is right with teh whole media comment i think it is about how peopel are blinded by the media and the 'one eye in her head' is just saying u have one judgement and one opinion given to you by teh media.

    mansonjunkieon October 19, 2004   Link
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    cyclops woman got one eye in her head. [[Third Eye]] mascara-clotted vision she is fed. [[ the media TV religion ect ]].

    jamey22on August 13, 2008   Link
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    i think its about a woman who has an abusive bf or husband but she doesnt want to leave because she is blind

    joekeman63on November 17, 2015   Link
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    I think that the song itself is cool to listen but the text is just crap. There are much better songs on portrait of an american family

    samaraon September 05, 2002   Link
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    Oh, and there are some whispered words in the beginning, and I think they are "God is in... his holy temple... God is in... his holy temple", but I could be wrong.

    freakishfaeon July 02, 2004   Link
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    The only skippable song on the album, but it still has a great riff!

    D4MVPon March 31, 2006   Link
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    The one eye i think represents the one vision you're allotted by society. You're democrat or republican, gentile or jew, punk or prep, man or woman, pro-life or pro choice. That mascara is her femenimity (sp?) blinding her. Her expectations as a woman that she has to live up to, without a concern for who she is or what she thinks. And the song asks who she sees in the world, but then says she can't see nothing, nothing at all. So she wants to see the world, but is essentially blind to it.

    Alpha and Omegaon July 17, 2006   Link
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    a thought: the cyclops woman who can't see anything, having only one eye... lack of depth perception, or rather, the inability to see both sides of something. thus, she's unable to see the way things really are.

    ciararavenblazeon October 03, 2015   Link
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    I think this could be a general statement on women in our culture. 'mascara-clotted vision she is fed' The mascara could represent the media, which blinds her of what she should be and feeds her what they want her to be.

    Glorgeon September 02, 2002   Link
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    This song reminds me of how women are ment "to be seen and not heard" and it doesn't really matter if they can see (I think vision in this song is used as a metaphore) because they have thier place... I don't know. Ah, I don't know. >< There are so many shades of meaning to songs. I wish I knew what artists had in mind when they wrote thier songs.

    freakishfaeon June 14, 2004   Link

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