THE C(O)URSE OF THE GAME

as soon as it starts cracking up your heart / so soon you part? / pull it closer to push it away / so I want it closer every day / closer in every way / push/pull/push this into position of your generalship / go push and pull / push the figures up and down / and round the spiral / but please don't wedge or squeeze me into formation / don't you see you are adjusting this machine / to run over us la longue / lure out the broken bird / and cast it away / as that's the rules of the game / (and they'll drive me away) / push/pull/push this into position of your generalship / go push and pull / push the figures up and down / and round the spiral / but please don't wedge or squeeze me into this formation / please don't