The Oppressor

by The Optimist

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Steady breathing
Knees shaking with the worst intentions
My palms are sweating and all I can think about is how my thoughts are racing
With my back against the wall
With your shoulders overhead standing tall

You're just a no good deadbeat
Who knows nothing about me
So run your mouth like its on the loose 'cause I've got nothing to lose
Nothing to lose

They'll never listen
Too fucked to pay attention
They never cared about another's perspective
It's people just like you
Scum of the earth with every lie that you spew

Bite your tongue on the words that
won't move past your lips
The day will come soon enough wishing that you did

Fuck you
You unwanted wasted of fucking flesh
Do you hear me?
Listen the fuck up
You'll get what's coming to you

You fabricated all the false speculations about me
I'm so fascinated by the way you are what ambitions you carry
Your only way to find an escape
Is building a temple just to burn in my name

Ignite the flame


released July 31, 2016



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The Optimist Dallas, Texas

We are a 5 piece Melodic Hardcore band from Dallas,Tx.
Vocals:William Brown
Guitar:Jimmie Osteen
Guitar:Jesse Bullard
Bass:Jerimiah Moody
Drums:Robert Dominguez

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