Angel Of Small Death And The Codeine Scene

  • I watch the work of my kin bold and boyful
    Toying somewhere between love and abuse
    Calling to join them the wretched and joyful
    Shaking the wings of their terrible youths
    Freshly dissolved in some frozen devotion
    No more alone or myself could I be
    Looks like a strain to the arms it were open
    No shortage of sordid, no protest from me

    With her sweetened breath, and her tongue so mean
    She's the angel of small death and the codeine scene
    With her straw-blonde hair, her arms hard and lean
    She's the angel of small death and the codeine scene

    Feeling more human and hooked on her flesh I
    Lay my heart down with the rest at her feet
    Fresh from the fields, all fetor and fertile
    Bloody and raw, but I swear it is sweet

    With her sweetened breath, and her tongue so mean
    She's the angel of small death and the codeine scene
    With her straw-blonde hair, her arms hard and lean
    She's the angel of small death and the codeine scene

    And lease this confusion, I'll wander the concrete
    Wonder if better now having survived
    Jarring of judgement and reasons defeat
    The sweet heat of her breath in my mouth I'm alive

    With her sweetened breath, and her tongue so mean
    She's the angel of small death and the codeine scene
    With her straw-blonde hair, her arms hard and lean
    She's the angel of small death and the codeine scene

    With her sweetened breath, and her tongue so mean
    She's the angel of small death and the codeine scene
    With her straw-blonde hair, her arms hard and lean
    She's the angel of small death and the codeine scene

Comments: 1

  • Smartalek from BostonIn French, "la petite mort" ("small death") is an idiom for orgasm.
    In case anyone wanted to know that.
    Can't speak knowledgeably about "the codeine scene," though.
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