|Words That Mean Things #2|
I made the first one of these a long time ago and am now continuing it. Enjoy.
The Cold Vein
I rest my head on 115th, but miracles only happen on 34th, so I guess life is mean - and death is the median - and purgatory is the mode that we settle in
The Idler Wheel...
I'm amorous, but out of reach - a still-life drawing of a peach
I'd set my course for land, but you well understand it takes a steady hand to navigate adulterous waters
|4||Minus the Bear|
Planet of Ice
but I was afraid... of becoming a casual businessman on matters of the heart - of becoming a casual businessman, or something even worse
|5||The Smith Street Band|
No One Gets Lost Anymore
We've all slept under bridges, darling, don't you look so fucking proud
Things I have loved I'm allowed to keep
Wrote the book on rhymes, a note from the author with no headshot, he says its been a while, got a breadwinner style to get the inner child to f'nna smile
|8||Andrew Jackson Jihad|
If God doesn't like ugly, then God doesn't like anybody, so fuck God anyway! God is obsolete! Oh, my God thinks my jokes are funny.
I'd tell you all my secrets, but I lie about my past - so send me off to bed forevermore
Trouble Will Find Me
Remember when you lost your shit and drove the car into the garden? You got out and said 'i'm sorry' to the vines and no one saw it
Now it's honor, and i spell it with the 'h' i stole from 'heritage,' merit crutch stole the wretched refuse of my teeming resonance
Everything Goes Numb
Like two children on the playground of the unconfessed souls, abandoned by our mothers and our lovers and our foes, if only we were brave enough to live the lives we stole, what a wonderful world this could be!
Apologies to the Queen Mary
You say it's in God's hands, but God doesn't always have the best goddamn plans, does he?
|14||Broken Social Scene|
You Forgot It In People
Little pistols and companion halls - desperation tentacles - I've been alone since '89
Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?
Eva, I'm sorry, but you will never have me. To me you're just some faggy girl, and I need a lover with soul power. You ain't got no soul power.
Worship and Tribute
Contrary to what you believe, we oscillate and vary speed. The food in jail is sulphury, how do Inuits spell 'relief'?
Turn on the Bright Lights
My best friend's from Poland, and um, he has a beard
Good at being alone
Front now, you got a cheshire cat grin - eerie malevolence of commerce combined with backspins - I'm just a kid, tryin' to do good for my friends whose lives end,
while the queen of radio play's painting the carnations red
|20||Guided By Voices|
I am a scientist, I seek to understand me - all of my impurities and evils yet unknown. I am a journalist, I write to you to show you - I am an incurable and nothing else behaves like me
My name's Elizabeth. My life is shit and piss.
Only so many songs can be sung with two lips, two lungs and one tongue
The Moon & Antarctica
In this life like weeds, eyes need us to see. Hearts need us to bleed, in this life like weeds.
Heads are hangin' from garbageman trees - mouthwash jukebox gasoline
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
Distance has no way of making love understandable
Stuck in a flurry of illusions goin nowhere fast
|27||Texas Is the Reason|
Do You Know Who You Are?
I never said that it felt good to know everything that you needed to know
|28||The Tallest Man On Earth|
The Wild Hunt
But hell, I'm just a blind man on the plains - I drink my water when it rains - and live by chance among the lightning strikes
The Midnight Organ Fight
While I'm alive, I'll make tiny changes to Earth
I arrived in town with an electric toothbrush pressed against my clitoris