I.II.III.

I. Temper temper temper Speaking 31 flavors Of madness, you stalk me once again Dance in iris tourniquet Titan Breaking through seals Make the deal A Devil sits at my table Progenitor of pale hollow The air in here is casual A callous malice whispers Pressing upon all the dreams Dying in the cracks Of the floor II. There’s a model of your bathroom from the old apartment in my heart where you live. there’s a deal with a Devil on my mind why is negotiation such a grind in this place there’s a Giant at my table talking about … Continue reading I.II.III.

OPTSotD-Slipknot

Bury all your secrets in my skin Come away with innocence and leave me with my sins The air around me still feels like a cage And love is just a camouflage for what resembles rage again So if you love me let me go And run away before I know My heart is just too dark to care I can’t destroy what isn’t there Deliver me into my fate If I’m alone I cannot hate I don’t deserve to have you Ooh, my smile was taken long ago If I can change I hope I never know I still … Continue reading OPTSotD-Slipknot

OPTSotD-Dogtooth & Nail

How do I explain When you ask me how I’m doing I tell ya, it’s all the same It’s all the same Oh and how do we escape A system that we’re feeding the truth is We’re all to blame We’re all to blame And I’m surrounded by strangers even if I know their names… Your voice is worse than a thousand nails on a chalkboard Piercing my skull like Phineas Gage Iron through skin and bone But this railroad can only take me so far away…. so far away…. Shadows follow you But I’m no follower I don’t need … Continue reading OPTSotD-Dogtooth & Nail

greater>than

Eyes grind limestone Words of cement Sawdust and blacklung Fissure and crevice Glacial impositions Of quiet magnitude calm animus in half-life of atomic decay little clocks tick-tock drip-drop will not take slow affliction painted in silence marked on stone bitter heart laws inland multiplicand of crushing forces creating tiny grains slipping through all of those grasping fingers you are the first of your kind last to grasp finality of time in the ending etched all over shapes of zeroth harmonic quartz and carbonate kinetic, tectonic triturate what you once were compress and macerate brushed from hand onto lonely beach once … Continue reading greater>than

OPTSotD-Minor Threat

I’m not your stepping stone I’m not your stepping stone You’re trying to make your mark in society Using all the tricks that you used on me You’re reading all those high fashion magazines The clothes you’re wearin’ girl are causing public scenes I said I’m not your stepping stone I’m not your stepping stone Not your stepping stone Not your stepping stone When I first met you girl you didn’t have no shoes Now you’re walking ’round like you’re front page news You’ve been awful careful ’bout the friends you choose But you won’t find my name in your … Continue reading OPTSotD-Minor Threat