January 28, 2007

I know the pieces fit cuz I watched them fall away
Mildewed and smoldering. Fundamental differing.
Pure intention juxtaposed will set two lovers souls in motion
Disintegrating as it goes testing our communication
The light that fueled our fire then has burned a hole between usso
We cannot see to reach an end crippling our communication.

I know the pieces fit cuz I watched them tumble down
No fault, none to blame it doesn’t mean I don’t desire to
Point the finger, blame the other, watch the temple topple over.
To bring the pieces back together, rediscover communication

The poetry that comes from the squaring off between,
And the circling is worth it.
Finding beauty in the dissonance.

There was a time that the pieces fit, but I watched them fall away.
Mildewed and smoldering, strangled by our coveting
I’ve done the math enough to know the dangers of our second guessing
Doomed to crumble unless we grow, and strengthen our communication.

Cold silence has a tendency to atrophy any
Sense of compassion
Between supposed lovers
Between supposed brothers

~ Schism by Tool

Thanks, Dave, for reminding me of this great song. And for turning me on to Tool in the first place.

I find that Tool’s much like an onion: the more layers I unravel, the more I find.

And what I find never fails to impress me.


2 Responses to “”

  1. Ed A. said

    I love that song =)

  2. Dave in the West said

    I’m always here to turn you on, Dave.

    Except, I’m a little confused as to how I reminded you of that particular song. Was it something I did, or did I directly mention it?

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