it’s there if you want it, and it’s there if not
if aim prevents my change to dust
how come it always turns to lust?
if it’s all that you wanted, why didn’t you stop?
if it’s all that you wanted, why didn’t you stop and start aga...
bring back the dying to life
shame on me if i don’t give myself to the world
i am everybody’s disciple
teaching my crippled mind while it's heavy as iron
ah you swines
so far in my dying
there has been
twice i was alive
i thought i’d write a normal song
about normal things, with normal chords
it’s hard being normal
but you’ve probably got a body or something
and that helps
yeah, that helps you fit in somewhere
when you’re crying in a corner&nb...
i once was an old man
stinking of old hands
carbed up and cold i would fan
frosted emotions to stifle the damned
the thoughts that i've made and the ones that i've scattered
the garbles of growth or intuitive splatter
i fell in a hole and i came...
i meet you in a strange, familiar place
your voice is still so loud, it's pouring out
is the knowing enough?
when all the real words get stuck
i see my self in you, and bow my head
even though i can be bought
i cost a lot
through guilt i often lose
my sense of fair
and my schooling
her cannibalistic mind
and her kindness left dead
sacrificed for a safety net
oh what fun we had
when our minds were wide
but the honesty was creeping in
a powerful child
the collation of wisdom
cremated, into pride
in the dark room
the terrifying prospect
of death d...
everyone's dripping their whole lives away
the drains are so full that the towns are just sliding away
let's escape now while the going is good
let our bodies decay!
let's dance in the fire
everyone's meddling, we couldn't care less! ...
We asked a selection of poets to record their interpretations of the songs from our album, 'Twice', prior to having heard them. Click here to listen to Twice (Spoken Word Versions) on Bandcamp.