Oh, all my boxes of collectable insects
I've displayed proud in my room
told my sister, to never let
My mother throw them out

They are my gift
her child
A reminder
Of the colour
Of the love
And the crime
That my
aimless direction
Was directed to strike

Flies and locusts, I dressed as
Sit in thrones in a kingdom of boxes
I shovelled their guts out,
trampled their corpses
And dragged their bodies with oxen

And I left
court house
Under phantom guide
Of the crescent
Of the lord
And his
That face toward, (to each other)
To corner the world

Gaps between,
the gaps I slipped through
Endless chasms and moats of kingdoms
I hid in the
bracken, I listened and acted
I tore the flesh from the bitch on the throne
was fucking bulimic to words of jesus
Fucking gospel from science
I fell in the gaps, the gaps between and
No one ever told me

Social dissonance, beds of bracken
trials and judgements, science
Social dissonance, beds of bracken
trials and judgements, science
Forced dementia, walls of water
Girt by piss, the waves

Ocean spoke to me
We'll sail together, you'll be deck, I'm here beneath
Human spoke to sea
Human spoke to sea
I'll be your teacher, if you send
a wave to drown us
Ocean spoke to me

So young, depressed and
For as long as I've been living
I hated something above my
Fathers, Monarchs or Government, so I stole
From innocuous street
I felt like I deserved it all
I needed worth between my hands
feel what worth felt like, at all

As leave in chains so petrified
never liked the sea
Reflecting grinds of unjust woes
As ocean froth so
foreign cleanses me
As I scratch away the face
Of monarchs on new
I'd snap this worthless coin in half
And drag the ragged edge to
I woke from dreams about my life
My Mother's smile and Father's fight
lack of sympathy for my fellow man
In this boat I can finally

Of my
Of the life I'll waste
And the gaps though the system that I fell
love the world I live in
but I hate the country I've left
I'll change you
or I'll leave again with a rope around my neck
Oh I can be
and oh I can change
Oh I'd love to burn the union jack
and never
grieve again

Lyrics submitted by chris-jericho

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    General Commentone of the best songs ever recorded. it's amazing how i can apply the lyrics, which are very interesting, to my own life. such a pivotal point in the album's story too.
    fangbutton February 21, 2011   Link

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