Ouroboros

by Paraquat Lung

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released 31 July 2013

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Track Name: Glass
I’m staring down into the hole again
My mind starts to blacken and I
And my consciousness starts to fade away
As I’m lifted above the surroundings
I plummet into the hole

Into the glass
Into this world
Into this land
With serpents of fire

As I have now left all those above
I suckle the glass
Feeding from the various algae that inhabit my past
Oh it burns it burns
The mycelium grow around my neck
As the fungi inhabit my nest
The black fluid seeps from the pores
As it pools up the oceans form

As I walk, the sand turns to fire
Each footstep, alive in my wake
The shadows form and I cant see a thing
From the glass i walk

All I see over the horizon
Flowers blooming from decaying bones
The amoeba sits alone and feasts
Is this the place
Where I bury myself
And let it all just stop
Track Name: Halide
is this the question we’re supposed to answer
lost on the beach and I know its all under our feet
I dig and dig and I’m lost within the silica
foraging
is this the way that I am supposed to survive?
a giraffe's lens of every color
shines down the shadow that chokes my lungs

the eruption causes the noxious fumes
leaving the only way out to the sea
the metal crystallizes into a form most fit
foaming the water until it disperses atmospherically
Land
disappearing
before my eyes

Is this the way that I thought up whales of truth?
or is this knowing that All I can give to you, is this
All that I have is this raft that is made from the rock I ran away from
trying to run without the life flashing in my eyes
now I’m sailing
in this vast infinite sea

In my halide shell
I am lost without the birds that hug the shore
Is this the way they tell me that all I did was outrun death
one more step
the green murkiness tells me all

Is this the way that I thought up whales of truth?
or is this knowing that All I can give to you, is this
All that I have is this raft that is made from the rock I ran away from
trying to safely exit from the hell behind
trying to run without the life flashing in my eyes
now I’m sailing
in this vast infinite sea
now I’m sailing
Track Name: You Were Here
Echoes from the waves
Peristalsis underneath
Let this be the epitaph
Written on the rocks that surround me here
Their heavy and sheer cliff sides
Residence to all of their kind
Children eroding become a reddened sea
You’re here
Ever since the cave, ever since I fell from the hole
I took you with me
You were here
Reminding me that there is little hope
The sky shows no holes
No orifice to escape
I am trapped in the glass
You are in my head
An inadvertent traveling companion
You’re in my head
You are here
You were here
Reminding me that there is little hope
The sky shows no holes
No orifice to escape
You were here
I took you with me
You were here
I miss you so
Track Name: Velella
Does it seem likely, that all around us is noise?
The electricity blinds my vision, transforming it all
I can see right through the walls
Into the surface and deep into the interior
I see them all piling in

The orange glows as it drops from the ceiling’s stare
The body falls fast but the noose stays together
Bleeding from every orifice, they spit up the blood
Creating a puddle of mushrooms that flood
I sink deep down as the rivers turn turquoise with malice in its heart
The crustaceans are afraid of the dark

Inside
Don’t hear my mind
Oh je ne sait pas
J’ai besoin la lune
Les personnes sont petite
Je suis dans l'air
La mort est couper mes yeux
Pourquoi les oiseaux sans bouger

Dans l'océan je vois des scenes
Je suis entouré par des méduses
Velella
Velella consommer mon être

je ne sait pas
J’ai besoin la lune
Je regarde la lune dans l'eau
Quand le soleil se lève ma peau est brûlée
il se détache de mon corps et crée les sédiments sur le plancher
Je suis devenu l'un d'entre eux
Une méduse, un vellela
Velella
Velella consommer mon être
Track Name: Bird of Prey
She was one of three
Chosen by the sea
The fairest of all, divinity
She was one of three

The owl is ever watching
Oh she knows, she knows
Inside the sacred halls
Defiling the walls of chastity
Oh she and the sea

Her curly brown locks
Her rounded red box
With the passion comes tragedy
Oh the arrogance
Echoes of pleasure
Celestial powers brew with contempt
She lies with him there
Oh she and the sea
Just one of three

He slips back into his aqueous state
Leaving her to regale and fascinate
Blind to her massive mistake
The owl spies her prey

Serpentine looks
Reptilian hooks
Petrified by corneas stare
Granite fusing with the cytoplasms through the pores
Human crystallization of corpses so raw
Alone for all who dare to cross
She was one of three
Chosen by the sea
The owl is ever watching
Oh bird of prey
Track Name: Gin
oh look around me
inside out
constantly surrounding all the thoughts
in and out of the skull
intercepting my neural rule
regarding the spider as the gateway into my soul
its a fight when the mirrors are blood red
diamond infused and a shaker of negative to fill your head

when I stand to see
the abscess growing thin
about to pop and let it all in
I’m crawling about with no one around
I’m seasick on a tidal wave
fuck this feeling I’m going to be
dead, if not for this glass of gin

The cave walls are chalk
infinite on all sides
constantly carving only to close ourselves in
four shots of whiskey and they disappear into the veil
constantly thirsty for the sting
the world turns to black and I’m back to the walls again

pacing inside my enclosure
feeding from the walls the algae pay my rent
green’s all I see and I dont want to be
corkskrew salesmen and viral dealers

when I stand to see
the abscess growing thin
about to pop and let it all in
I’m crawling about with no one around
I’m seasick on a tidal wave
fuck this feeling I’m going to be
dead, if not for this glass of gin
Track Name: Nitrogen Sea
Because I know that it’s all raining down now
Seeing the stars lighting this way
The runes they capture ancient epics of battles long gone inside their heads

Well I notice now, that I’m the only one swimming in this nitrogen sea
Oh becoming a part of the gas the cyanide just eats me away
And all the messages from far way
Form the barrier to make the days
Living in the text I fall asleep

Does it make it happy?
Does it make it bad?
Does it make it better when all we see is the train running over the tracks?

Oh inside this tank, we live and think
Oh your face has turned to ink
The rain washes you away

The snow makes the sedimentary layers
And stacks them on top of the glass
Trapped, inside a box, the worms crawl through my ears
Wanting to make it clear, harvest all you want

You are a goddess vested in mortal clothing
The light that shines my way
Without you I can’t see the waves
From this ocean that is drowning me until your ladder helps me up

Does it make it happy?
Does it make it bad?
Does it make it better when all we see is the train running over the tracks?

Butcher my body
Feed from it what you will
I give myself to you, flesh and all
Oh inside this tank, we live and think
Oh your face has turned to ink
The rain washes you away
Track Name: Never the Mind Never the More
Twisting sideways into neutron star hearts, condensed and delusional like the mind of a rabid rabbit, feral and transmissible into the wild eyes of endangered children who walk ten strides to sea foam fantasies adrift in the ether. Following paths of consciousness and numbed desire, circumnavigating the lobes of the brain while on an oxytocin binge and dopamine desire, soon missing the edges of this nitrogen sea. Falling up into the black. Out of the confines of control, never the mind, never the more
When a birds eye begins to swallow, I'm reborn as the son of obsolete celestial auras, a light among the lands. Forever incased by my dark and silenced surroundings. The papillon fill my lungs and burst in mucosal and smokey ecstasy. They fly and disperse in their calm fluidity. Assimilating into the clouds they weep sulfur onto our children's heads, to which they turn their gaze unto the sky and drink like the ponds they are. never the mind, never the more
Virgin lungs become grassland grazers, to the emphysema that was handed to them by the power hording individuals coupled with emerging embassies of vacant gas masked that produce toxin when given the chance to amount to their namesake. When we inhale the Botulinum, we slip into a lysergic state, absence of life, death, and all provisions, we climb the wall that pushed us off the cliff. never the mind, never the more
Track Name: Escherichia coli
Escherichia coli
Making me feel sick
All coming down to this
Why am I coming down with this?

Here I hold on to your tail
Riding along in blood and death
Making me wonder where you lead
Where the fuck will you lead?
Everything seems to chatter
Like the birds screaming in the rain

King among all the walls
Splitting to fill all the holes
As I lay in the grime and smell
I understand why you’re putting me through this hell
Hugging my gut with your claim
Am I me or is it you
Everything I do is feed you
And when you decide to feed me your scraps
I will lay with your growth on my back

Oh Escherichia coli
Making me feel sick
Hypnotized by your flagellation waves
Turning all your different colors
Riding in your terrain
Suffocating in your broth
Dying inside your froth
Dying inside your froth
Immobile in your world