Thursday, January 6, 2011

Like A Cross Turned Upside-Down

Here I lie, staring at
Clouds in shapes of dogs and cats
I hear a woman start to yell
'Oh dear god, I think he fell'

I'm the arrow shot straight to Hell
From the bow of William Tell
My body lies kissing the ground
Like a cross turned upside-down

A priest is rushing to my side
Begins to read me my last rites
Father, you're too late, my faith is weak
So won't you save your halfhearted speech

I'm the arrow shot straight to Hell
From the bow of William Tell
My body lies kissing the ground
Like a cross turned upside-down

A man bends down and says, 'Son,
We're gonna get through this one,
Take my hand and let us pray,'
I scream, 'Please get the fuck away'

I'm the arrow shot straight to Hell
From the bow of William Tell
My body lies kissing the ground
Like a cross turned upside-down

The ambulance is singing as cops push back the crowd
I start to take my last breath, as blood pours out of my mouth
The medic's walking my way- I think this could be it
I hear him start to state 'The time of death is half-past six'...

I'm the arrow... Shot straight to Hell...



-Senses Fail 'The Priest & The Matador'