Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Riot - Three Days Grace


She's done a lot of writing
It's like saying she's run marathons
but no one would believe their equality.

She weight lifts the music.
It is isometric, the way she listens...
the strength required to hold such a thing for three minutes
or more.

She's not sure anyone understands.
Maybe 29 do.
But more like 4.

They are elite like that
and she prefers it to a crowd.

Three Days Grace, which was originally called Groundswell, was a post-grunge band that formed in 1992 in Norwood, Ontario. Most of the members were attending high school when the band initially formed.

By the fall of 1995, two band members left and the band regrouped and changed the band name to "Three Days Grace". According to Gontier, the name stands for a sense of urgency with the question being: if you had three days to change something in your life could you do it? I relate to this music from the dense forest, out from which I occasionally visit the meadow. I cannot listen to sweet music for long. I cannot stomach main stream praise songs for long. My ears are bent, and often the music or lyrics must be equally crooked.

♫If you feel so empty
So used up, so let down
If you feel so angry
So ripped off so stepped on
You're not the only one
Refusing to back down
You're not the only one
So get up

Let's start a riot♫


  1. Yeah! Riot! *throws an adverb through the comment window*

  2. Ha! Ben Ditty you make me laugh. No comment about all the extra stuff I included in this post???? So few lyrics, so much me.

  3. I loved the history, being a graduate of it myself. Also the you :)

  4. Great varied post of poetry and lyrics. Love it.


  5. Loved 300!
    Come check me out =) alphabetalife.blogspot.com

  6. Jack - Am I being a Jack of all trades, master of none? Ha! That's usually how I describe myself.

    Jessica - Me too. I love the cinematography and the color tones used throughout.

  7. quite powerful...a little intimidating, atta girl

  8. Lorraine - I don't see you as the easily intimidated type :)


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