The soul's escaping through this hole that is gaping

from Eminem – Lose Yourself Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Em’s soul is poured out through his mouth (hole) as he raps.

Historic German lore dictates that when you die the soul escapes from a sleeper’s mouth in the form of a white mouse or a little bird.

This line is also Referenced on MMLP2 (on the track “Asshole”).

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