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Trope Of The Broken Spirit

from Transition Man by Chief and TheDoomsdayDevice

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trope of the broken spirit
engineered for crystal clarity
'cause apparently we've hit some severity level
that'll overtake us if we're not careful
it's a miracle that we're alive, dammit
reverse vanishing act
that'll impact the vacuous
those that'll mistake love for fractured lust
judgement errors are natural
breaking the habit's the radical part
Occam's Razor to raise you up
by knowing where to make those proper cuts
even if it makes a rift like Oculus
it's painfully obvious it's a must
for placement above that
prism of colors that nobody knows the names of
artificially intelligent dreamscapes
supply escapism
float between transmissions
stay divine inside the division
Doctor Sleep is shining
with Dr. Who's precision timing
Starchildren aligning
like automatic weapon fire
gun for hire

rapine' Rainman would probably be
the simple explanation of my brain scan
tangent actions
like my mind is comprised
by warring factions
never relaxin'
if i ended up hip-hop's Daniel Johnston
that'd be awesome
in pretty much every aspect
go to pieces
and document all the fragments
allow you open access
on some 'enjoy the madness'
i don't fake my give and take
even when it hits that breaking point
bend over backwards
when i lack words
which is absurd in its own right
this flight tonight will incite
the Black Dynamite in what i write
blowing up spots like I.E.D.s
doing this whenever i please
even though i'm a sycophant
to the divergent demographic
i know my magic is tragic
'cause i've outlasted each iteration
sad soul suffering illeteration

inclination for vindication
a product of my nation
Boba Fett holding Django's head in his hands
amidst the blood soaked sands
playing life as it lands
highs and lows i suppose
terabyte drive as a frontal lobe
stores these memories i'm unloading
stores the mysteries i'm decoding
storing the fragments of our eroding cornerstone
evidence when they try
to deny relevance of the elements
in the present-tense
like half-life protection
from insurrection of unadvanced
in search of an evolution
or some improvement
clued in to the misconstrued
and found shared agendas we've pursued
that sets the mood
indigo was the color that was imbued
synesthesia perceived as anesthesia
to play the role of pain reliever
turn sensations into ether


from Transition Man, released August 11, 2015
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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