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Have you seen them?
The words cut open
Your poor intestines
Can't deny
Inky periods drip from your mailbox
Blood flies dip and glide reach down inside
(Insi-i-ide, insi-i-de)
There's something living in these lies
And when your newest kisser was peakin'
You dress yourself out tonight
Getting tangled up in arms and legs
It's comfortable
Someone grabs ahold of you go "Ooo-oo-oooh!"
Should you go ho-o-ome?
There's something starting don't know why
In a house so cozy
Few words are spoken
Let's take our shoes off
And unwind
And there's minuets off in the background drownin' out
Eyes off ears off test the kiss goodnight.goodni-i-ight
Don't keep my loving on my mind
'Cause it's messy yes this mess is mine
Well mine is mess yours is maybe nine
Look we have similar stitches
Look we have sweet wedding gowns
Do the eldery couples still
Kiss and hug and grab their big wrinkly skin so tough wrinkly wrink-wrink-wrinkly rough?
Did you see the words you wrote?
Give me rabies, bring your babies in the hospital
Violent ends with friends that go
Kissed a few with sticky shoes, our cartoon show is broke
Did you see the words you wrote?
Give me rabies, bring your babies in the hospital.
Violent ends with friends that go
Kissed a few with sticky shoes our cartoon show is broke.



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    bennyg76Jun 14, 2012 at 5:23 am
    I was thinking it was more like, realizing you're in love with this person who makes you feel so at home or something?
    "getting tangled up in arms and legs
    It's comfortable
    Someone grabs ahold of you go "ooo-oo-oooh! "
    Should you go ho-o-ome?
    There's something starting don't know why
    In a house so cozy
    Few words are spoken
    Let's take our shoes off
    And unwind
    And there's minuets off in the background drownin' out
    Eyes off ears off test the kiss goodnight.goodni-i-ight"
    (: that's my take on it.
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    UnregisteredMay 7, 2012 at 1:00 am
    Always thought it was about pregnancy, to a certain extent. "nine". "inky periods". Stiches, love, and the song is particularly visceral.
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    UnregisteredMay 5, 2012 at 1:28 am
    Feeling out the first signs of attraction, still unsure, and as the relationship grows, you sink into each other and realize the bad parts of each other. What happens when you've been together for a long time? And finally ending in a harsh breakup, not only loosing the lover, but also a friend. Pretending doesn't work anymore, the romance burned out fast.

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