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cataphyll
05-31-2012, 04:57 PM
These are the lyrics to a couple of songs I've written. Enjoy?

"Cicadas" (June 2011)
Someone's there to waste your time
let me waste my life
Ache like cicadas ache
like cicadas roar

Can't you see?
ruptured the clear sky
steady gun set on the August sun

I'm sitting fast on an empty stretch
and someone wastes your time
Hard to outrun those swelling clouds
hard to pollinate your smile

Can't you see?
storms on your screen door
bursting lungs
on the skin of the August sun



"redrawn" (Dec 2007)
The nights lost their minds in those summers in the 1990s
We were crushed the breeze
We were never so free

A child with a heart of lead
Just like mother said, "let me tie you to your bed lest you drown in your sleep"
because we were the thieves

Does your rage tide away?
Let the aliens suffer out there in the dark with their burned out stars

Let the kids grow disease
in the purple-black sunset and their growing discomfort in you and me

Told you so, when I was just your baby soul, that I was wringing dry
Consequently, we all climbed our own trees: the other kids and I

I caught a kitten by the tail.
She loved me to Hell with great big green eyes.
I felt something when she died.

Let the kids grow disease
in the purple-black sunset and their growing discomfort in you and me

Now we're burning the books
Are they all that we've got?

Kids hold the flowers they've grown
God breaks and we shudder with our alien lovers
on our way back home.