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To the Ground

by The Shivering

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and i can't take the racketing between my eardrums constant cries burning to ignite the process and it hurts to look at the pages recreated but i look again - look again. i see a sign coming over hills to find where i can satisfy and all the while, the excesses of patience resides in a face i can't revive when minutes remain you leave with only palms in hands and i'll stay to finish starting - compensating but we deny as soon as - sooner then we deny
Forged 01:50
bring this iron caste a monument of what we created and bring this lead to stuff in the mouths of all our aspirations these are words construct a metaphor for something obvious you're writing words become the hymns of all your idol actions so nicely pacified "your eyes have their silence" and i can't reconcile again and again to forge compliance and i can't help you when you're drowning in asphyxiation idle eyes make idle hands - forging repetition when the sound subsides and when your words are dying we can write our names on the wall next to all the others there's paint on our hands
this time i can't set this aside taken back to a place - a time - so defined so hard to leave behind i can't be patient anymore here again, we move disconnected never recognized - standing still - you keep moving in front of your eyes to hide i'm still running with the days leave behind - these words defined in ending you uphold it the days, the years and i confide in ending
this reckoning call - coming from a weakness challenged rearranged - amplified in distance this distance between something seems off balance equilibrium tested and failed something seems off balance i try to put it down to you to the ground this reoccurring call - coming like a prophet somewhere somehow - phrases all too common i try to put it down to you to the ground


Released with Into the Hurricane and Owsla. 1000 copies on Black Vinyl. 10" covers printed on chipboard stock. Lyric Insert.

Council Records No. 21


released January 1, 2003

Spencer, Brian, Paul, Mark

Recorded by Aaron Prellwitz in June 2002 at Tiny Telephone, San Francisco.


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