Pet by A Perfect Circle

April 19, 2007

Don’t fret precious I’m here,
step away from the window
and go back to sleep

Lay your head down child
I won’t let the boogeymen come
Count their bodies like sheep
To the rhythm of the war drums
Pay no mind to the rabble
Pay no mind to the rabble
Head down, go to sleep
To the rhythm of the war drums

Pay no mind what other voices say
They don’t care about you, like I do, (like I do)
Safe from pain, and truth, and choice, and other poison devils,
See, they don’t give a fuck about you, like I do.

Just stay with me,
safe and ignorant, go,
back to sleep, go
back to sleep

Lay your head down child
I won’t let the boogeymen come
Count their bodies like sheep
To the rhythm of the war drums
Pay no mind to the rabble
Pay no mind to the rabble
Head down, go to sleep
To the rhythm of the war drums

I’ll be the one to protect you from
Your enemies and all your demons
I’ll be the one to protect you from
A will to survive and a voice of reason
I’ll be the one to protect you from
Your enemies and your choices son
They’re one and the same
I must isolate you
Isolate and save you from yourself

Swayin’ to the rhythm of the new world order and
Counting bodies like sheep to the rhythm of the war drums
The boogeymen are coming
The boogeymen are coming
Keep your head down, go to sleep
To the rhythm of the war drums

Stay with me
Safe and ignorant
Just stay with me
I’ll hold you and protect you from the other ones,
The evil ones, don’t love you son,
Go back to sleep.

I don’t know. I was just in a mood. And this song, well, it captures that mood.

Enjoy.

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One Response to “Pet by A Perfect Circle”

  1. Ed A. said

    Ah. One of “those” moods. Yeah, I think everyone gets them on and off =)

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