Earthworm Jim

“Oh hear - oh hear, oh hear - All hear! Everything - every, every, everything.”

Earthworm Jim

 

Comrades!

Brothers!

sisters!

 

Listen!

Listen listen!

 

All hear!

All hear all hear!

Here is what -

here is what - what?

 

What is going on going on -

going on -

and ongoing

 

Yeah -

on and on and on it goes

 

Hear Hear!

Yeah Listen -

listen all listen -

what is going on -

all here must listen!

 

It is question time -

yeah question time -

question time -

yeah yeah question time

 

It is a matter of time -

So Hear hear!

all here -

listen here! -

 

Trouble! -

Yeah yeah trouble -

trouble trouble -

Yeah - And States,

States states -

troubled states -

trouble yeah yeah trouble trouble double triple trouble!

 

Okay okay - okay

Alright

Everything is going to be okay.

 

Okay okay okay okay

 

Trouble!

yeah yeah trouble trouble

 

Funny -

is it funny -

is it fun?

Are you out of your mind?

 

The state! -

the state the state -

the government -

I am in a state -

the state -

the government -

I am -

I am in the zone -

I am in the zone -

in a zone in a state -

the state -

the government -

I am a governor of a state in a zone -

in a zone -

a military zone -

a military zone -

military zone -

yeah yeah -

a military zone -

yeah yeah military zone -

governing a state in a military zone is where I am -

what I am -

what I was -

what will I be -

be -

be -

I will -

I will -

I will be -

will be, will be -

will be and stay -

and stay and stay -

remain remain

 

A body -

a state!

yeah yeah -

a state -

okay -

everything, everything, everything -

here I am -

here -

I am here -

I am here -

today -

today today -

yeah yeah -

I am here today I am -

me -

today

I am me -

I am here -

I am me -

am I -

am I getting through -

getting through -

yeah yeah -

I get through -

I get through -

through this -

this?

 

Here!

oh Hear hear!

hear!

 

No more tears -

my tears -

my tears -

my tears -

oh my tears -

oh my tears oh my tears oh my tears -

oh my tears -

oh my tears -

tearing into my soul -

staring into my soul -

tearing into my soul staring into my soul tearing into my soul staring into my soul -

my tears!

 

oh hear -

oh hear -

oh hear -

all hear! -

everything -

every every everything -

 

everybody!

falling like trees -

like trees, falling like trees -

trees -

mighty trees -

majestic trees -

yeah yeah -

trees falling yeah yeah crippled -

decrepit lonely trees -

losing!

everybody is losing losing losing losing

 

Fight!

hard work and dedication is what it takes -

try and you might -

yeah yeah try and you will make it -

yeah yeah hard work -

yeah yeah hard work and dedication -

hard work and dedication hard work and dedication -

cutting down -

like trees -

cutting costs -

overhead costs -

yeah yeah hard work and dedication -

hard work and overhead costs -

overhead costs and dedication and hard costs overhead -

yeah yeah -

overhead cost reduction -

and hard work and cutting dedication hard -

and overhead work and cost cutting dedication

 

My eyes!

Nothing wrong with my eyes!

 

My eyes, my eyes are wide open -

yeah -

open open wide open -

wide open wide open wide open wide open -

yeah yeah -

and my mind is switched on -

my mind is on -

my mind is on the money the money the money.

 

Hear hear!

 

moneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoney -

 

yeah yeah -

hear hear, all hear -

moneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoney!

 

Business! -

the state -

business -

a state of business -

responsibility accountability responsibility accountability responsibility -

accountability -

responsibility -

accountability

 

responsibility -

accountability -

responsibility accountability -

inability -

inability -

inability

 

Family!

 

Family family

 

Family family family family

 

Hear hear

 

Family family family family -

yeah -

family -

business -

family business -

business family -

yeah yeah -

families and businesses -

families and businesses -

families as businesses -

family is business -

run your family like you run your business -

run you loved ones, run!

 

Run -

run them over -

run them over -

run them over -

over -

and over again-

run them over -

yeah business -

yeah overhead expenses -

expenses overhead expenses expenditure expenses expensive family, family expenses -

the body, the body -

the body economy -

the board -

the state -

the board -

the bored -

yeah bankruptcy -

yeah yeah -

dilemma dilemma -

fake panic attacks -

panic -

attack -

panic attacks -

roll over roll over roll over roll over roll over -

roll -

over -

get it -

over it -

get over it -

yeah yeah -

get it over with -

you do not have to make a spectacle of yourself -

you do not have to -

have to -

have to have -

do not -

just do -

just -

do -

just -

be -

just -

do justice -

justice, justice -

yeah yeah -

there is justice in the universe -

you just -

just -

justice -

just you wait -

you wait and see -

yeah -

you wait -

you wait -

wait -

and you wait and you wait and wait -

and you wait some more -

and you wait for your time to come -

yeah yeah -

and there is more waiting always more and more and more waiting -

more waiting for you to do -

waiting for you -

waiting for -

waiting for what?

 

Listen!

hear the church bells ringing -

the hour has come upon you -

church bells are ringing -

church bells are ringing -

the church bells are calling -

calling -

calling out your name -

your name your name your name -

pretty pretty pretty -

listen -

listen -

pretty name calling -

pretty name -

and look! -

look and see -

see this is the soul of the thing

 

The thing -

it has a soul -

yeah yeah -

a soul -

a soul, the thing has a soul -

it is the soul of the thing -

a name and a soul -

the thing with the soul and the name -

and bells ringing!

 

You hear the church bells ringing -

yeah -

ringing and ringing!

 

Fear!

yeah yeah -

fear!

 

The ringing!

over and over and over, and over again -

and on, and on, and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on and on it goes.

And it never stops -

follow the money

 

Follow the money!

follow the money, follow the money and you will find -

money money money money money moneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoney -

yeah yeah -

practise, exercise

 

Practise, exercise, exercise exercise exercise

repeat after me

 

moneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoneymoney

 

moneymoneymoneymoneymoney -

it's no matter of anything being worth anything -

nothing is worth it -

yeah -

nothing is just it -

nothing works -

yeah yeah -

it's working working working

 

Hear!

personal responsibility responsible responsible personally responsible -

responsible -

opportunities are endless and endless and there is no end to them and there is nothing to be done against the situation -

 

nothing -

nothing -

 

entitlement entitlement entitlement -

yeah yeah -

you must be joking -

 

nothing nothing nothing -

nothing to inherit -

 

wishful thinking -

yeah -

 

live off the land -

wishful thinking -

 

freedom -

wishful thinking -

 

nothing nothing nothing -

 

the millions and millions and millions and millions out there -

out in the zone -

out there in the military zone -

the military zone -

the war zone -

yeah yeah the military zone -

out there -

people people people -

right there in the war zone -

people -

fodder -

fodder, fodder fodder fodder -

humus! -

yeah yeah -

human humus human humus -

fertilizer!

 

compost, compost compost compost -

fodder fodder -

etcetera -

etcetera -

 

Food! -

nothing nothing nothing -

dirt -

dirt, dirt, dirt, and dust -

and shit -

and dust -

and dirt -

and rot -

yeah -

rotting -

rot and rot,

rotting -

yeah yeah -

why not?

 

Why not, why not?

So why not go?

Go -

go go -

go -

go go go -

yeah yeah -

go, and get yours -

yeah -

you go and get yours -

go and get it -

yeah yeah -

get yours and go and get it -

get it, get it, get it, get yours! -

go and get yours! -

go go go go go go -

go be the best you can be -

and go for it, and get it -

go and get it -

yeah -

no holds barred -

no holds barred -

no holds barred no holds barred -

one thing matters and one thing only -

one thing only -

only -

only -

one and only -

 

Comrades!

Brothers!

Sisters!

 

I have seen the future and it is dark -

and it is dark -

it is impossibly dark -

as dark as night -

it is as dark as death -

as dark as the past -

 

the future is as dark as the past -

as dark as the past -

the past, past

present

future

tense -

the past future -

is the present -

 

yeah yeah -

time -

time -

ten times -

time, beats the best -

ten times -

yeah yeah -

even the best get it! -

 

Get beaten by the beast -

the beast, the beastly beast -

 

Hear!

All hear! -

 

 

-Sebastiaan Schlicher, Berlin, September 2015.