A Quiet History of Book Surgeon

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we're the boys & girls from extravagant deserts, versed in abandoned cars,
in taxing the weather.
crucifying colors for the sake of a photo, synthesization copyrights are our motto.
We're looking for a man that writes with a scalpel, with a prose eloquent, like blood on gravel.
A doctor who speculates the heavens into rust, with hands that sell shadows of organ donor guts.
He comes to your home with charm and choke, catches you alone in the arms of a ghost.
He kisses into your ear, listen dear, "life is a big dystopian stillbirth cheer".
Book surgeon only wants versions congruent with his perspective.
He's teaching like a virgin with a splintered smile lurking.
Book surgeon give us your gun, John Lennon's getting the chills
Dirt urchin, you're a library of agreements. Stay still. Here comes the book surgeon.

Nobody noticed the words being written in braille
The crowd gasped, was grasped by the digital veil.
Your girlfriend's crying out knives in the corner
She's pulling out every hair one by one, in order.
your eyes break in half leaking out like a thermostat.
Mercury Hieroglyphs eating out the doorway.
Then there stands the millions of melting child dolls forming one grand golden calf idol.

They all wanted it all. Every language into one.

How could you possibly know the beyond what goes?
Sounds so impossible, sounds so blurry, history of book surgeon staph infection dirty.


released April 24, 2015
Israel Haigler - Everything
Jessica Warner - Listening



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Israel Haigler.

I just want you to think.

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