Melting thoughts of disintegration
Hitting deep her insistence
To mutilate her newborn infants
After giving birth her mind wasn't the same
Slowly slipping away, a state of mental decay
Family now complete
Father watches on
As mother dismembers
Her newborn son

Dissecting the specimen, split
I will explore, the body wide open
Uncover carnage within, split wide open
Virgin, untouched skin
Releasing her rage
That dwells inside
Tainted blood rushes through veins
Her body chemically changed
Love was erased, on the edge of a butcher's knife

The kitchen becomes a makeshift slaughterhouse
Every nine months she butchers one more child
Reminders of the deceased, scattered through the home

Bones and skulls of sons and daughters
Genitals ferment
In jars inside the cupboards
For father to dissect
No one will discover the murder they commit

Children used like laboratory rats
Sickening vulgar experiments
She sees what others can't
Probing the guts of her fetus
Advocation of the pain
Mutilating, draining veins

Witness the horror
Offering to themselves
Continuing murdering their own kind
Never deny this fantasy life, they enjoy
Addiction to this heightened state
Post-birth psychosis
Disjointing her own children
Form the life they'll never live
A massacre within her soul
Struggling for control

Lyrics submitted by sean

"Split Wide Open" as written by Bob Rusay Alex Webster

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    General Commentyes it is, but is that the kind of gift u want???
    last-dodoon November 20, 2006   Link
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    General Commentno one commented yet? This sont is awesome...the whole damn tomb of the mutilated album is awesome. i dont need to post a songmeaning, its about being split wide open.
    shitbombon December 29, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think they should have made it about going to the shops, to but some beer.

    You have to admit, you wouldn't have seen it coming...
    quiffpornon January 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commentoh my god!these guys preach so much hatred.i think it's a gift to be able to write such lyrics,don't you think?
    a_fake_plastic_treeon January 05, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI like this song.
    bugoffon October 08, 2007   Link
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    Song Meaningit's about an insane family, where the mother gives birth to newborns only to murder them afterwards, the father is an accomplice to the act, it is never explained why they do kill the children, but it's possibly because they want to explore they're insides, and because she lost her mind when she gave birth, as explained in the "after giving birth her mind was not the same" sentence
    mackan90on July 14, 2011   Link

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