Girl: "love you" she said as though it were true
"falling head over heels into you,
now I am pregnant with our baby boy forever your lover...and suffer"
baby boy: "giver of life and the nail in my soul this is anthema,
the story grows old still the same boy that was sewn from your ground,
it's the weight of you pulling me down"
boy: "i love you" he said and knew it was true
girl: "I can't be in this marriage with you now
this is our second child in my womb no longer your lover and sufferer"
baby boy: "rivers of love and a trust so betrayed this is anthema the bed that we've made,
still the same boy that was sewn from your ground,
it's the weight of you pulling me down
and you lie as the vultures surround the height that I push up
my halo could come crushing like a wave...
giver of life and the nail in my soul, this is anthema the story grows old,
still the same boy that was screaming inside
pushing my youth through the years of my life...
forever we trust in forever this sound it's the weight of you pulling me down.
It's anthema my voice and this sound"

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    General CommentThis song is incredible.
    chrysamereon April 28, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI like this song...but what the fuck is Anthema?? did they mean Anathema (hate)?
    Autonomouson June 20, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis is my favorite song on the album!!
    i guess they could mean anathema since it kinda fits the theme of the song but i have no idea.
    bLindsldedon June 22, 2004   Link
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    General Commentanthema -
    Synonym: exanthema.

    Origin: G. Anthein, to blossom

    The song seems very simple. First a marriage in happyness and a child, then the marriage turns sour and the children are caught in the amidst the turmoil. The title is fitting, because of what the children could blossom into because of this situation, as they seem to be the focus of the song.
    Kaydinon October 04, 2004   Link
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    General Commentyes this song is super great and i can see how it would have that particular message of seperation and how the children can be tangled in the situation of seperation. whatever happend to loudermilk though...i know they have some other band but i forgot what there called. anyone know??
    ardenbon November 02, 2004   Link
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    General CommentLoudermilk was underrated from the start. I apologize to for never buying their album...
    Murphy McManuson March 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commentloudermilk launched another album under the name gosling..apparently their music has progressed since the red record, reckon it'd be worth a listen.
    that_was_funon April 10, 2006   Link

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