"Blue Factory Flame" as written by and Jason Molina....
when i die put my bones in an empty street to remind me of how it used to be
don't write my name on a stone bring a Coleman lantern and a radio
Cleveland game and two fishing poles and watch with me from the shore
ghostly steel and iron ore ships coming home
where i am paralyzed by the emptiness(x4)
clearly iron age beasts you can tell by the rust and the chains
and by the oil that they bleed the crew and crows fly the skulls and bones
they fly the colors of their homes i fly the cross of the blue factory flame
stitched with heavy sulpher thread/threat
they ain't proud colors but they're true colors of my home
where i am paralyzed by the emptiness (x4)
every mile for ten thousand miles and every year for a thousand years
every night for a thousand more i hear them calling
they never say to come home (x2)
where i am paralyzed by the emptiness(x4)

Lyrics submitted by Mopnugget

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    General Comment"where i am paralyzed by the emptiness"

    when i first heard this jam i was thinking factory flame.....heroin....don't ask me why. but, you know...... i just feel that ...... dissatisfaction that exists in life, especially in your working years.... i don't even know if that's at all what this song means, but when I hear it, I just feel a thousand heavy hearts and mine is chucked in along with them........
    ieatseedson February 24, 2005   Link
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    General Commentone day you realize you have lived your entire life in the same shitty town, worked the same shitty job at the factory, your life is empty and you will die alone.

    but you accept all this. like the blue flame you see everyday at work, this is how it works.
    saison June 20, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General CommentFuck, man.

    Listening to this song after learning of Molina's death.

    I don't even have words.
    skinvisionon March 18, 2013   Link
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    General Commenti just started that life last week.
    FallSemester_on December 23, 2006   Link

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