you am big you is
mumble stutter stumble
mutter (shapes on

paper, waves in
space) cant care
how hoaky

it is. the sound
alphabet. intentions and
everything. and everything.

o o those finicky
z'infidels, persnicketying
each's whatever and everything

embarrassing histories it's
all so so what now?
sing a rocker. maybe

name it "cant talk"
and oh what a song
it will be and oh

what a difference it
will make. i should
even say it should

most probably be
instumental. gosh
golly god again.

im always eaves-
dropping on these
awkward silences

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    General Commentsheer beauty
    JackWhiteon October 08, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti agree
    spaceshipsinnyon November 14, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI'm surprised they haven't written an instrumental song called "Can't Talk" yet.

    One of my fave JoA songs.
    kenkowwwrbon July 27, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is just so fuckin' catchy. This has been the most recent song of JoA's that I've been listenin to non-stop. Everyweek it seems a new JoA song gets stuck in my head and forces me to play it over and over again.
    Andykinsellaon January 15, 2009   Link

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