Paper Flowers Three

from by Kentucky Knife Fight



in the morning, came fame
everyone will now know their names
and the story they had sewn came undone

they awoke in a field
it took three tries to start the Bonneville
he could see his breath wrapped around the wheel

he pressed to his lips
a mentholated cigarette
his hands trembled as he pulled matches from his pocket

she could sense he was weak
she drew her hand upon his cheek
and began a simple prayer she hoped to never repeat

Judge not for we know not what we do.


from Hush Hush, released March 2, 2013



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Kentucky Knife Fight St Louis, Missouri

Kentucky Knife Fight's music evokes images of smoky bars where wood paneling lines the walls, worlds covered in shadow and stained with liquor. The St. Louis five piece punk-blues wrecking crew create songs about desperate people doing desperate things in places they shouldn’t be. If there is a jukebox at the end of the universe you will find Kentucky Knife Fight between The Stooges and Tom Waits. ... more

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