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They've clipped my wings again
tore them apart and then
left me
No use to fly away to
my yesterday
of freedom
My eyes died back that day
seeing the hurt I may have done
Beat me instead of them
pain is my only zen
of fun

I'll go where secrets are sold
where roses unfold
I'll sleep as time goes by

So hurting here is where I belong dreaming a song
blood on my hands to stay strong
The flowers in the graveyard are all gone I don't belong
there is no right to heal the wrong
soup's on hot feelin' like a do or die
I can't throw up don't think i even want to try

You still can't make me cry
you've pinned this butterfly
down
My fire's burning out
kill my flame without
a frown
And starving hurts the soul
when you're hungry for
some love
So if I close my eyes
I can really fly
above

I'll go where secrets are sold
where roses unfold
I'll sleep as time goes by

So hurting here is where I belong dreaming a song
blood on my hands to stay strong
the flowers in the graveyard are all gone I don't belong
there is no right to heal the wrong
soup's on hot feelin' like a do or die
I can't throw up don't think I even want to
tryyy- tryyyy- tryyyyyy


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    General CommentOMG ... okay ... what's up with the lack of Katy Rose comments.

    Anyway, I'm happy to be the first one to post here anyway!

    Now this song to me represents a level of sadness beyond the place that human eyes can see. Okay, follow me through this interpretation.

    I see this as her view of the world from an angel's eyes. That her wings have been clipped and she's fallen fro mthe sky.

    "So hurting here is where I belong dreaming a song
    blood on my hands to stay strong"

    Now as a child she realizes the world around her. That she is meant to be hurt and to suffer. And with her scars she feels the strength, and her singing carries her through life.

    This is of course my favorite part:

    "You still can't make me cry
    you've pinned this butterfly
    down
    My fire's burning out
    kill my flame without
    a frown
    And starving hurts the soul
    when you're hungry for
    some love
    So if I close my eyes
    I can really fly
    above "

    Whether its life itself or some secret enemy is keeping her contained or basically controlling her. And her passion is dying. And she feels unloved, and without love she feels her soul is wearing away.

    It is her dreams that keep her going. And physically she is very tired.

    "I'll go where secrets are sold
    where roses unfold
    I'll sleep as time goes by"

    So she sleeps, staying within her dream world because it at most reminds her of where she's from.

    Anyway this song is really hard to crack in certain places. At least, to come to the conclusion on what it means to me. I'd love to see more posts on this! Please help me figure this out!
    chino69on July 03, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love the interpretation above, and whilst on one level I think that chino69 could be completely correct.

    I think that the song is just about pain and confusion to the extreme that one person can take. About someone not completely sure of their emotions and perhaps taking it out by abuse to themselves.
    simply becauseon October 05, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti like these lyrics and all...but why is it called "lemon"? *confused* i like the :So hurting here is where I belong dreaming a song
    blood on my hands to stay strong
    The flowers in the graveyard are all gone I don't belong
    there is no right to heal the wrong
    soup's on hot feelin' like a do or die
    I can't throw up don't think i even want to try
    its pretty sad to me...
    xoxo
    kandie
    vanessarox_09on November 03, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think this song has traces of self-destructive behavior like cutting, anorexia and bullemia, which only adds to the sadness.

    "blood on my hands to stay strong" could be a reference to cutting.

    "I can't throw up don't think i even want to try" could be a reference to bullemia.

    "And starving hurts the soul when you're hungry for some love" could be a reference to anorexia.

    i could be wrong. i agree with the other comments on what the song is about, but i tohught that these lines had some significance.
    indignityon November 10, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti first herd this song on the movie thirteen, which is a brilliant thought provoking movie about the downward spiral of a 13 year old girl named tracy. the movie also stars holly hnter but im not gunna sit here and post a review, im simply gunna say that i believe with all of u. this is definatly a level of sadness noone is ment to fell but unfortunatly people do.
    harry04on November 16, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentShe doesn't look like Avril. Katy's hot, Avrils just disturbing.

    Anyways. I love this song. Probally my favorite besides teaching myself to dream.

    I agree with everythign you all have said about the song. She's in pain, and she feels as though society has left her, and she can get help from no one. She's forced to retreat to a world all her own.


    And, since someone mention Thirteen(<33 it), I do think this song is perfect for it. Thirteen is a movie everyone who has a problem can relate too. This song talks about some of them.
    Deadinanhouron December 04, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song to me is about self destruction..the gurl is obv very depressed..and so..

    "blood on my hands to stay strong"

    She feels that cuttin herself is a way of copin

    "I can't throw up don't think i even want to try"

    Shes taken an overdose..but dusn't even wanna try to throw up, and make herself better
    Amy*Loves*Colinon January 02, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentto go with that comment about the song dealing with eatting disorder issues:

    the "Soups on hot, feeling like i'll do or die. I can't throw up, don't think i even want to try"

    people with an eatting disorder(anorexia, bulimia, ednos), will eat soup because it fills you up, but it's not high in calories.
    ClicheBeaution January 07, 2005   Link
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    General CommentKaty Rose is fntastic, the way she makes you think about how much pain she is going through but is actually surviving to tell the story, shes obviously going through it personally and portraying that in her lyrics.

    I first heard this song on a film called Thirteen (great film) and her lyrics reflect what happen in the film...
    Absolutley fantastic!!!!:D
    crazy_jojo186on January 25, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI totaly agree with what everyone says. I think it's called "Lemon" because its a song about someones life being bitter and sour.
    graffiti_mysoulon April 02, 2005   Link

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