She Ain't Speakin' Now

Album: Lousy with Sylvianbriar (2013)
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  • Like some sepulchral tableau
    I sit frozen holding your hand
    Though I'm trying to think only
    Positive thoughts I understand

    That place tomorrow
    May not be there tomorrow, then
    Your eviscerating, suffering will end
    Oh, will you ever be yourself again?

    [Chorus]
    Girl with the flu, I hear the death rheum
    She ain't doin' well
    Her eyes they seem cast and fatherless
    Her psyche's cracked or
    Anyhow, She ain't speakin' now

    Nightfall, like some leaden sea
    Dilates as I hold vigil by your bed
    Watching the pillowcase soaking with sweat around your head

    I can't repel this sneaking veil of morbidity
    That's disfiguring the serif of your face
    Oh, the organism's been debased

    [Chorus]

    You scream that the books
    Are fallin' off of the shelf onto you
    But I can see them
    Your hallucination ravings
    I'm writing them all down so
    You can see read them
    When your mind no longer aches
    And your febrility breaks

    Girl with the flu, I hear the death rheum
    She ain't doin' well
    Her eyes they seem cast and fatherless
    Her psyche's shattered or
    Anyhow, She ain't speakin' now] Writer/s: Kevin Barnes
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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