So look across at St. Hugo

Don’t they say wherever you go

He will follow?

So my dumpster fellow

Let out a bellow

In my name

When my father sleeps the house has lungs

You have heard those songs he’s sung

But sometimes

He wakes up with a start

I hear a confused cry come straight from his heart

And it’s sad

Oh your once-sweet teenage face

Episodically erased

You were perfect

In the safe sitcom vacuum

Ten seasons have been your doom

Oh the springterror

Be my ringbearer

Oh the spring-rot

The sweet-rank taste that I’ve got

When all’s forgiven


from Deadmalls and Nightfalls, released July 20, 2010


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