Medusa

from by Tyler Lyle

/

lyrics

One year closer to my death
I haven't found what I'm looking for yet
It ain't big blue eyes and long blonde hair
It ain't a million dollars or a secret prayer

Ya see, my corpse was born inside of me
Sometimes I carry him, sometimes he carries me
And we ride this desert foreign land
When my prayers don't work I use my hands

There's a monster in my dreams
With ruby eyes she calls to me
And the demons circle round her throne
beside the princes she has turned to stone

She can take your brain but not your blood
She can bury your bones but not your love
Still, I keep practicing my aim
Persius is my name

Time is not the enemy
I am, I think
But if I can't find the rhythm
If I can't find a cure
By God I'm gonna break these walls and shake the floors

If I come I come to raise the dead
Even with all these demons in my head
And if you've come to raise them too
If you wait for me, I'll wait for you

My grandpa asked me to plant a tree
So I burned down the forrest while he was asleep
He awoke with not a tree in sight,
Said "now maybe son you can plant one right

Don't be afraid of the blood and gore
Don't be afraid of the devil on the threshing floor
'Cause there's a power in your bones that outconsumes
War and Sex and God and You"

Time is not the enemy
I am, I think
But if I can't find the rhythm
If I can't find a cure
By God I'm gonna break these walls and shake the floors

If I come I come to raise the dead
Even with all these demons in my head
And if you've come to raise them too
If you wait for me I'll wait for you

Guts of gold and wings of steel
A loaded gun and a pocket mirror
And if you make it out alive
You better hold that bloody head up high

My dad was born in '58
His dad was born in '29
His dad was born in 1895
His name was Persius- the same as mine

credits

from Expatriates, released March 14, 2013

tags

license

feeds

feeds for this album, this artist

about

Tyler Lyle Brooklyn, New York

shows

contact / help

Contact Tyler Lyle

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code