Shudder to see my mother's belly
She grew up alongside her sisters
She reached up for nourishment
And fall from her mother's umbilical cord
With her sister in the womb
One day she opened her mouth wide
And swallowed her surroundings
The red and the orange and sadness all around
Now she was in her corner
Now she was in her corner
Her eyes closed with some kind of complete happiness
Some kind of complete happiness
Now she walks in the sunlight with a relief
Now she walks in the sunlight
An extra feeling inside her soul makes her cry

A movement in her mother's belly
Her mouth opens wide, her sister
One day she opens her mouth wide
And swallows her surroundings
The red and orange and sadness all around her
In the sunlight making ?
Now she was in her corner
In the sunlight
Now she was in her corner
She listens, her eyes closed
With some kind of complete happiness
Some kind of complete happiness

And now she walks in the sunlight
With the extra feeling inside her
Now she walks in the sunlight
With the extra feeling inside her
Inside her


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    General Commentsuch a heavy song, it almost looks like a bizarre Gabriel Garcia Marquez's tale. I love it
    flowerss2on May 21, 2013   Link
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    General Commentman this song is so heavy, but i can't pin the reference. i know i've heard the story or a poem or something about a twin who has to swallow her sister who isn't going to escape the womb at birth to keep their connection...
    Havenspearon January 22, 2011   Link

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