let's 'fess up to
firecrackerjack snacks
and a piggy bank built
and filled to be spilled and broken
hammy fat fingers
pinch clammy cold coins
all the leaves left
wither a sickly brittle brown

I'm dying to tell you I'm dying
I don't need a reason

You've got yourself such a comfortable trap
yes I am talking to you
yes I know this is shameless
yes I am talking to you
You've got yourself such a comfortable trap

A matinee of sunshine ribbons
on a sheetless mattress
moonlighting as swooning
moonlight isn't really from the moon at all
I am shining smiles and flowery glows
I am drunk in the breeze
in the park chasing kites and splashing puddles
forget meknots in my gut
that's what you get
we nibbled butter cookie rings to the knuckle
artichoke trophies choked down
through nevada sandy enzymes
past ribs choking scorching hearts
down to an autotrophic stomach
I called her june, until that late spring
quite possibly march leap year
automatic trophies aren't shit

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    I'M DYING TO TELL YOU I'M DYING! that's so awesome, i love this band.

    tsucolon August 23, 2002   Link
  • +1
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    I like singing this REALLLLLY loudly. It feels good :)

    Trotzdemon June 23, 2008   Link
  • 0
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    "i'm dying to tell you i'm dying, i don't need a reason" are words of bob nanna when he was with his band friction.

    asleep in a staron March 08, 2003   Link
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    the title of the friction song is 'auburn' you can download it on polyvinylrecords.com

    impossibledreameron November 13, 2004   Link
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    Tim Kinsella's nonsensical musings are all about feelings. I don't think they're meant to mean anything concrete, and in a sense that's a lot more meaningful.

    There's a lot of seasonal references. Maybe bitter reminders of bygone summer lovers, how fickle they can be, or fond rememberance. I suppose that's up to individual interpretation. To me, it's all cuddling and puppy love. Being a kid.

    afkrobothon June 03, 2009   Link

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