I'm like just a brother tryin' break even
Movin' through these odd days watchin' every snake breathin'
Describing his hustle (just to get by, survive) and the strange environment and days he does it in, filled with snakes (people who would betray one in many ways — Could be related to the earlier line about why he choses to starve in Eden) who he has to watch closely. Also it’s important to note the Evens and Odds wordplay. This is a consistent theme through most of the album. In some cases they refer to concepts of basic statistics and mathematics. For instance on Iron Galaxy:
so I guess life is mean
And death is the median
And purgatory is the mode that we settle in
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