Nose holes caked in black cocaine
Pow! Pow!
No one holds a match to your skin
No dupe
No chiming
a way off miles off
No needle through a glove

Famine is a tall tall tower
A building left in the night
Jesse are you listening?
It casts its ruins in shadows
under Memphis moonlight
Jesse are you listening?

Six feet of foetus
flung at sparrows in the sky
Put yourself in my shoes
A kiss--
--wet--
--muzzle
A clouded eye
No stars to flush it out

Famine is a tall tall tower
A building left in the night
Jesse are you listening?
It casts its ruins in the shadows
under Memphis moonlight
Jesse are you listening?

Pow! Pow!

In the dream
I am crawling around on my hands and knees smoothing out the prairie
All the dents and the gouges
and the winds dying down
I lower my head
press my ear to the prairie

Alive
I'm the only one
left alive
I'm the only one
left alive
I'm the only one
left alive

Alive
I'm the only one
left alive
I'm the only one
left alive
I'm the only one
left alive




Lyrics submitted by oswaldtherabbit

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    General CommentSpooky song. Chilling.

    I like the spaghetti western guitar.

    "I'm the only one, left alive" Haunting!
    NativeIndieon October 06, 2011   Link

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