These dialogue stars dream of sundays in October...
Perception keeps us whole, and it may just be time
to look rather than merely see...
These testaments to divine light,
years of work glare back at us...
Out from oil,
out from marble,
out from sound...
And sublimity,
seeking sanctuary in the written word...
in the written word
To make the inspiration--
Visible.
Audible.
Touchable.
To create a world from dust
That is what it means to be our own deities.


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    this is my favorite saetia song. and they say the word october. which makes it even more great.

    october13on May 13, 2002   Link
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    This is the song that made me truly realize what I love about hardcore and emo music. How the hell did Billy Werner write such perfect lyrics?

    alexpenceon March 04, 2003   Link
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    trying to imagine god is to "big"for us to even dream of(never get close to the realt hing)instead, imagine humans. easier isnt it?

    marble deVoson June 21, 2003   Link
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    It seems as if Billy is saying that we, ourselves, created a god, a diety. But we cannot credit ourselves with the creation of this god, because it's impossible that us, measley humans, can build something so intricate, that we just don't and can't understand it. "Out from oil, out from marble, out from sound" We've painted, carved, and read, to our peers, children, and lovers our works over the years, but still, we haven't realized that the comfort of a greater being just lies in our own words.

    removeyourteethon June 05, 2006   Link
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    This is my favorite song ever.

    Possibilitieson August 01, 2006   Link
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    I agree with removeyourteeth. This seems to be about people creating their own gods through their art. It seems to me like a retrospective look though. That they themselves have created their own deities as well and are sort of taken back upon noticing it.

    theswarmon August 29, 2006   Link
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    I love the total Cap'n Jazz worship.

    charleskottoon July 06, 2007   Link
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    its an awsum song. there not harcore/emo. there early scremo tht was considered back then hardcore

    ticklishgioon October 20, 2008   Link
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    removeyourteeth, that was beautifully worded. I could not have done a better job myself.

    "We've painted, carved, and read, to our peers, children, and lovers our works over the years, but still, we haven't realized that the comfort of a greater being just lies in our own words."

    Thank you for your input. It has made this song mean a lot more to me.

    IluvIhateMyselfon October 21, 2008   Link
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    It's apparently about what qualifies something as art, art is something used as a retrospect of the human condition versus advertisement used to sell a product.

    lyeberryon May 19, 2009   Link

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