(Here, here)
I'm not sure who's fooling who here
as I'm watching your decay
We both know you could deflate
a 7 hurricane
Seems like you and your tribe
decided you'd rewrite the law
Segregate the mind
From the Body, from the Soul

Chorus:
You give me yours
I'll give you mine
cause I can look your God
right in the eye
You give me yours
I'll give you mine
You used to look my God
right in the eye
(Here)

I believe in defending
in what we once
stood for
It seems in vogue
to be a closet
misogynist homophobe

a change of course in
Our direction
a dash of truth
spread thinly
Like a flag
On a popstar
On a Benzodiazapene

Chorus

Oh Zion please
remove your glove
and dispel every
trace
of His spoken word
That has lodged
In my vortex
(Here)

I'm not sure who's fooling who here
as I"m watching your decay
We both know you could deflate
a 7 hurricane
You could have spared
her - oh but no
Messiahs need
people dying in their
Name
You say "I ordered you a
pancake"
(Here)
You say "I ordered you a
pancake"


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    General CommentI think the chorus could mean something about how all religions have borrowed things from eachother (like how pagan holidays were incorporated into christianity..), "you give me yours I give you mine". but there are christians who refuse to take this into account if they make blanket statements by saying theirs is the one true religion, and they refuse to look her God right in the eye, refuse to accept that their religion is borrowed from others.

    the whole 'you say "i ordered you a pancake"', to me, means that someone else (say, family or upbringing) has "ordered" a specific faith for her, prescribed it, one which she doesnt accept as her own. pancake referring to communion - someone ordered her to partake in that sacrament.

    one of my favorite songs, for sure. Like all of her music, its so rich in meaning, especially if you have dealt with a deep conflicting internal religious conflict or existential crises, etc... And the music itself is so beautiful. Its such an experience to learn what she is saying in her songs.
    omalllon September 28, 2007   Link

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