Quite the Ordeal

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Whispers from the raptor on your shoulder
Leading all your karma points astray
Gravity that wraps itself in boulders
Conduits your curvature displays
Dial the corsets in the corner
Bend them into their decay

All measures intact, but you can't reenact
Something that's yet to struggle to be born

Ripping through the confines of your aura
A phantom opportunity
Guide the frail out from the garden
Dress them in their own disease
Following your master's fascist orders
Porcelain that bakes until it bleeds
Blending in with any colored border
Breaking to the whims of your unease

You fast for a year then feast on the fear
That's made its presence known from the start

A courier that torches all her quarry
[A beam of light shone from the moon]
And oscillates in sequence to the snow
[Down on your linear cocoon]
Delivers nothing more than hearts as trophies
[I hope you never change your tune]
And shadowboxes with a mirrored foe
[Be it forever, or whatever]

Owl takes umbrage with the oak tree
Mouse turns into maple leaf


from Slow Lineage ep, released November 5, 2011
written by Brenden Mandzuk



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