My veins are blue and connected And every single bone in my brain is electric But I dig ditches like the best of ‘em Yo trabajo duro [translation: I work hard] Como en madera y yeso [translation: like wood and plaster] Como en madera y yeso
And even god herself has fewer plans than me But she never helps me out with my scams for free though She grabs a stick and then she pokes it at me When I say nothing, I say everything
Yeah when I say nothing, I say everything
They threw me down in the Lazaretto Bored rotten, bored rotten Making models of people I used to know Out of coffee and cotton And all my illegitimate kids'll be gotten Thrown down to the wolves, made feral for nothing Quarantined on the Isle of Man And I'm trying to escape any way that I can
Oh, any way that I can Oh!
I don't have no time left! Time is lost! No time at all! Throw it in a garbage can! And I shake god's hand I jump up and let her know when I can, this is how I'm gonna do it!
They wanna blow down the prison they're lighting fires with the cash of the masses And like the dough I don't fall down I'm so Detroit I make it rise from the ashes