what is the color
the color of shame
is it red
is it blood blood red
does it creep out
from my two legs
up to my face
if you notice the stain
never wear white
or your shame will creep thru
never wear white
or your shame will creep right thru
is this the rag
you use to humiliate me
cuz i was born
i was born a girl
is this the rag
you use to humiliate me
cuz i was born
i was born to bleed
never wear white
or your shame will creep thru
never wear white
or your shame will creep right thru
what is the color
the color of shame
i know its red
i know its blood blood red
is this the period
too long
too strange
for you to understand
so you make me hide
the truth from you
so you make me hide
my red self from you


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    General Commentditto.

    Really though, as simple as the music is, the song just has such depth, and the way she sings about shame and her having to hide, geez, it's just a beautiful song.
    StephNJon June 04, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbeautiful.
    shescreamson April 27, 2003   Link
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    General CommentWhat a beautiful song about the period!
    Poppinson December 27, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdefinitely about menstration, but i think it's also about how women are taught to be ashamed of menstrating and are supposed to hide it from others...*yawns loudly* i'm tired.
    bruisevioleton June 02, 2005   Link

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