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Fifth Estate Amendment

from A Memoir Called Noir by Chief and TheDoomsdayDevice

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prone to a fit of together alone
the kind of intervals that cut right to the bone
toned down will eventually tone out
and leave clout on the table
you will be able to wade through
placed in a waist-high wasteland
that won't be mistaken for graceland
stand in the place that you were
now face the fact
you will span space-time as a tangible abstract
voice in a vessel
hoping for a coping mechanism that'll fast-track wisdom
and then some
bend a bit of rationale
prestige worldwide internationale
ask how after we pass now
cowards in a brave new world
that is powerfully profound
digging all types of rabbit holes to go down
chase that sun until you're buried in the ground

talk about taking the smart route
laying your cards out
instead of your heart getting carved out
peddling frontier medicince
for dwellers of the uncharted
new-style specimens in the vein of bedouins
gatekeepers won't let us in
as we keep that motive reticent
honestly, their truths are self-evident
in the sense this hindrance is an impediment
of their own design
these idle minds aligned might combine
for a skewed paradigm
those are the talents of the unbalanced
so coarse that they forced my hand
and i became more callous than most
and yet still kept valid composure
sorta like a soldier who's seen just a bit too much
knee jerk rhetoric came out of nowhere
to replace the etiquette

listen to the voices of the missing
those missing out don't care about
the human condition
a militia of the indifferent
imprisoned outside of the collective wisdom
seems like our streams of consciousness connect
just like a prismatic effect
making it hard to determine fallacy from reality
separate truth from travesty
to set 'em up categorically by superiority
and ask for opinions rhetorically
i dare the peanut gallery to come challenge me
and catch a fatality from mastery
of the talented tenth mentality
that i emanate to eliminate collective dead weight
raising the frame rate so when it slows down
the details found leave us all spellbound


from A Memoir Called Noir, released May 11, 2018
written and produced by Chief and TheDoomsdayDevice


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Chief and TheDoomsdayDevice
:: mc : dj : producer : artist ::

A wordsmith with the heart of a poet and the head of a broadcast journalist. A DJ who is not afraid to venture outside of the norm. A producer with a different vocabulary of influences, and no fear whatsoever about embracing them. An artist searching for the link between the palette and the pixel. ... more

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