i’m a great oasis. i’m a mirage. i’m a beam of old light from a vanquished star and i’ll only guide you into the dark. i’m a parasite with a tapeworm. i got a bulletproof vest. knowing my bad luck i ain’t ever gonna die so the good will never get any rest. come bail me out of the state i’m in. the drinks i’ve had are no match for the truth. the crowd down here put its teeth in us but the cure’s more dangerous than the venom is so we leave it in and we do those things that make us forget that we’re dying here. but we’re dying here. so love the blood while you can. let it warm your freezing hands. i’m a dog less master. i’m a masterless dog. when the whip and the tether are put aside forever i’m an ox that wanders into the swamp. i’m a rattlesnake across a braided rope, i’m the demon on your side of the chalk. if they caught them girls who started them fires they'll track me down in the fog. you put a hex on me woman, you’re a thinner. and these are nuclear winters. atomic black winters. i kept the fire alive because i’m a sinner. come here and let me boil your blood. i’m a train as long as the track. i am concurrently outbound and just now getting back. they strung me up by a rope as tall as the trees. though i land on my two feet i still sway in the breeze.
“The whole winter, the temperature was in the low teens. Utterly freezing,” says Every Time I Die’s frontman Keith Buckley regarding the months that ...