You can leave me
On the corner
Where you found me
I'm not for sale anymore


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    General CommentSeems to be about a girl who has been having sexual with some guy and then realizes that she's worth a damn and gets out of said relationship
    mmaaarkkkon July 27, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI do believe this is about a prostitute. like other songs of theirs have refered to. Lyla i think
    followmetothefutureon March 03, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThat's what I thought too, when I read the lyrics to both this song and Lyla. (I haven't actually heard the songs themselves yet...)
    landl0ckedblueson March 22, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis can be taken many ways.

    The promiscuous girl fell in love. She's taken.

    or my favorite as a more feminist song;

    The girl won't be treated like a whore any longer. Just leave her be. It's satire saying "leave me on the corner" she's still who she is, but she's not for sale anymore. You can't push her around anymore.
    icarusisfalling1on October 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commentright. either literal or metaphorical this song is the shit. "i'm not for sale anymore", i am my own, you can't have me anymore.
    maphiagrrlon May 01, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI don't think this is literally about a prostitute. I think these lyrics describe a feeling that can apply to anyone, not specifically to prostitutes. she seems to be renouncing her love for someone or just getting a spine and telling someone that he can't treat her like shit anymore. that's my take.
    justlikeoldtimeson July 31, 2007   Link
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    General Commentmaybe they just made it to make us feel something... maybe they're not even completely sure of it...
    dustybreezeon March 21, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsexual relations*
    mmaaarkkkon July 27, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti agree with mmaaarkkk.
    cmj45on July 14, 2011   Link
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    General CommentYeah, pretty obviously about a prostitute, at least in the literal sense.

    I like how it's clear that even though she's not for sale anymore, she's still "on the corner." She's still homeless and on the streets, but she's no longer allowing herself to be abused.
    KaiteTheTaterFairyon May 15, 2014   Link

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