Sunbathing Animal

Album: Sunbathing Animal (2014)
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  • One creature I return to, one habit I neglect
    I cannot slow the pace at which I yearn
    Frank and unabashed I become a frozen servant
    Smiling asking nothing in return
    Fang-tooth woman foaming at the mouth as she addressed me
    Not with moving lips, but with the rabid wild arresting
    Words not yet intended to identify emotion
    Scrawling bold and oblique in my head
    I've hung out at your service jobs
    I've watched you, waited and be ignored
    Bled into the clatter, as they sipped at what you poured
    I cling to your perimeter as you float in their margins
    Oblivious to being stung, there satellite becomes my son
    I've flown into that trap before
    When things have gotten dark
    In the depths of strangers glances lies the most ferocious spark

    Most freedom is deceiving
    If such a thing exists
    When I was young I knew but didn't care
    Faces change and shape to represent the same old beast
    I want to flee but I can only stare
    It's the sound a captive heart makes as it sizzles into vapor
    The title hum of fondness like a spike-wave oscillator
    The rabid UV grin that beckons me into approaching
    Grasping as it recedes into space
    Who greets me first when I arise
    Who breaking into my half shut eyes
    It's in the blaze of your embrace where I feel more real and alive
    The bosom of 1000 watts into my skin into my guts
    Running circles so proud until he got caught
    In his brief emancipation he can feel what I cannot

    There's a patch of light that hits the floor I'll often occupy
    Stretch my arms and legs and close my eyes
    I now can hear my pulse alone, this manic pace I cannot slow
    I do not miss the child you stole
    Frying and abiding, I'm in your control
    Like a sunbathing animal
    A sunbathing animal
    A sunbathing animal
    A sunbathing animal
    A sunbathing animal
    A sunbathing animal
    A sunbathing animal
    Publisher: DOMINO PUBLISHING COMPANY, Universal Music Publishing Group
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