OPTSotD- Bauhaus

All we ever wanted was everything All we ever got was cold Get up, eat jelly, sandwich bars and barbed wire And squash every week into a day Oh oh oh oh Oh oh oh oh The sound of the drum is calling The sound of the drum has called Flash of youth shoot out of darkness Factory town Oh oh oh oh Oh oh oh oh Oh to be the cream Oh to be the cream Oh to be the cream Continue reading OPTSotD- Bauhaus

OPTSotD- Emma Ruth Rundle

  oh heaven sends him down to me and he’s got everything I’ll ever need just for 16 days, i let him tie down the frailest part of my body i am small but in your arms you are colder in your heart i am worthless in your arms but you offer this protection no one else has given me you just keep talking down to me taking all of my hair pulled back i gave him 16 days i let him choke out the frailest part of my body hush now, here there is no trouble quiet down, you … Continue reading OPTSotD- Emma Ruth Rundle

OPTSotD-BLACK FLAG

I’m about To have a nervous breakdown My head really hurts If I don’t find a way out of here I’m gonna go berserk ’cause I’m crazy and I’m hurt Head on my shoulders It’s going berserk I hear the same old talk talk talk The same old lines Don’t do me that today, yeah If you know what’s good for you You’ll get out of my way ‘Cause I’m crazy and I’m hurt Head on my shoulders Going berserk I won’t apologize For acting outta line You see the way I am You leave any time you can cause … Continue reading OPTSotD-BLACK FLAG

quintessence

the curvature of the earth rippled in response to your posture a black sun took a run at my masculine knocking me further into this piecemeal suit plastic and straw armor I use when attempting to combat level after level of your dungeon morass of emotions tossed into bin to recycle become something new subsequent quintessential attempt to hold vortex aluminum foil hat ticker-tape pasteboard facsimile of myself in retrospect little black one, you ponder ways to engage the space in-between the lofty neon peace found at table coffee takes our order sultry dark dark dark silk sustenance grants a … Continue reading quintessence

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