Jul 29, 2010

One Armed Scissor

There are a few songs recently that I’ve noticed really resonate with my current WIP, One Armed Scissor by At The Drive In is one of them.If you read the lyrics... you may understand why.

Yes this is a campaign,

slithered entrails
in the cargo bay
Neutered is the vastness
Hallow vacuum check the
oxygen tanks.
They hibernate
but have they kissed the ground
pucker up and kiss the asphalt now
Tease this amputation
splintered larynx
it has access now


cut Away, cut Away
Send transmission
from the one-armed scissor
cut away, cut away


Banked on memory.
Mummified circuitry,
Skin graft, machinery,
Sputnik sickles found in the seats

Self-destruct sequence
this station is non-operational
Species growing
Bubbles in an IV loitering

Unknown origin
Is this the comfort of being afraid?
Solar eclipsed
Black out the vultures
as they wait

cut away, cut away
Send transmission
from the one-armed scissor
(get Away, get Away)

Dissect a trillion sighs away
Will you get this letter?
Jagged pulp sliced in my veins
I write to remember
Cause I'm a million miles away,
Will you get this letter?
Jagged pulp sliced in my veins
I write to remember...
I write to remember...
I write to remember...


cut away, cut away
Send transmission
from the one-armed scissor
cut away, cut away

1 comment:

  1. Music is just so much my muse. I get so much inspiration from certain songs. Those are some fantastic lyrics, there. And yes, I can definitely see how this resonates with you.

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