You're a love song
Only half-way sung
You're the knot that comes undone
You're the daylight
Dressed as darkest night
The flight of a stringless kite

The very vision
The mirage man
You're air in the palm of my hand
You're like catching
The day's sunset
O rain that's never wet

You're a butterfly in the mind
You're a butterfly before my eyes
You're a butterfly, a trick of time

Who leaves before he arrives

You're a butterfly in the mind
You're a butterfly before my eyes
You're a butterfly who says he's mine

Who leaves before he arrives

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Butterfly song meanings
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    General CommentI love this song... it reminds me of myself when I feel lost . I sit and listen to it and think as if the song was meant exactly for myself and it helps to kill the pain of lost friendships/loved ones...
    Tc2ron July 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentGreat song - loving the jazz.
    To me, this sounds like an ode to a man (from a woman's perspective).
    The muse in question, might be their partner, or an unrequited love.
    Either way though, they undoubtedly play an important role in the woman's life. However, just as much of a certainty, is the notion that the love story itself (at the heart of this song), has not been fully realised.
    It seems the man cannot be tied-down, and is a elusive and enigmatic figure.
    Quite fitting for the character of Spike Spiegal, as I'm sure it was intended.
    The Distortedon July 06, 2008   Link

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