(Check his own) Breakneck pulse

from Aesop Rock – Zero Dark Thirty Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Aesop’s pulse is racing

ACCEPTED COMMENT (Courtesy of Arctyc): This phrase is a confluence of two meanings, and a twist on the colloquial phrase of a “breakneck pace”. It speaks of the individual’s heart racing, and combined with the next line, implies illness from stress or drugs.

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