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Otep – Germ lyrics

The enemy of the world,

Our greatest defeat,

Slave warfare,

Our wings are almost dry and free,

Absorbing violence [pain],

Punishing pain,

Poetry is the perfume of the soul [no fear, no god, alternate staces take me places, the world, enemy],

Nightmare babies, fire gods,

Speaking of dream time serpants,

And walking with the elder dead,

Fear me mortal [fear me],

Fear me,

Feed my disease,

Feed my disease [the taste of fear in the seventh phase of the disease],

And in tiny little houses,

On tiny little streets [everythings normal, everythings not ok, it's normal],

Voices raise and[as long as you're under my roof you will respect me],

Fear is alive [as long as you're under my roof you will respect me],

And laughter,

He's knows tolerance [don't forget me],

She only knows lonliness [not you, not you, not you],

And in my blackness of sleep,

Savages dance and scream,

But only truth is suffering,

Bleeding like embryos [but only truth is suffering],

Starving with dreams [life, blood],

You, single cell are commerse,

Whoa, what happened to you last night?

You've given up without a fight,

And learned the words thay say receit,

You killed the flower that blossoms in the night,

Smothered and crushed,

Rage gives way to a little giggle and sudden blush,

And in my molecules, the vast eternity of invention [can you smell my fever mama? Can you smell my poor veins?],

Infected with the good disease,

Intellect, rebellion,

Finding the need in every single one,

... Of you,

What's a matter you don't like it when I touch you?

Come here,

Don't run, don't run,

Hand me babies and nightmare gods,

I will she'd my skin [but I can't get his sins off of me],

He prefers pain to pretty,

Death to daughter,

To the shivering creature that lay beneath him,

I will not be want you want me to be,

I will not be want you want me to be [nothings changed, go away, go away],

People are evil and girls hate each other,

Oh great devour of the dead,

I will know my demons names,

I will conquer them,

I will rise [rise],

I will... Fight,




This is my holy war,

We come to you like desert warriors,

Fresh from the cool dew of night,

In a sea of odour,

In a tapestry of pain,

Absorbing violence,

Feasting on hopelessness,

Expand your mind,

Expand your mind,

This is our time to shine [our time to shine, our time for justice],

And out of the ashes,

Only the holy will rise,

Sweet paper messiah [die],

Sweet paper messiah,

How I sacrifice you, I sacrifice you [save me, save me],

Dear, sweet paper messiah [save me, save me, save me, save me],

My offering,

My suffering [i speak to you on behalf of all of mankind],

Whatever you need,

What... Ever you need,

Whatever you...

Whatever you need,




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