Through the shifting colours in the sky
I heard the wild geese call
The light was bright and clear and cold
Over eastern Montreal
And although
I know
You're only toying with me now
And although
You hold
Your affection for me like a
Bone on a string
I love you
I love you because
You gave me sausage and cheese
When I was hungry

You hold your closed hand out to me
And you told me to guess
What you had inside
And I had a thousand guesses
And some of them were good
But I knew for sure that I was losing my mind
When the scent came rising
Though the spaces between your fingers
When the scent called to me
And I knew we'd last
At least 'til the end of December
And I love you
I love you because
You gave me sausage and cheese
When I was hungry


Lyrics submitted by fuckedupdog, edited by nerdyhotty

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    General CommentTo me, the narrator is a pet. A cat comes to mind. Perhaps it's a lover who feels like they're being treated like a pet, but I like the idea of the narrator actually being a dog or a cat more.
    mtfujiinmypantson October 10, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthe sent came rising?

    i'm pretty damn sure it's 'sun'.

    i love this song. the line about sausage and cheese is great.
    Colosimoon October 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's "scent"

    ...as in the scent of sausage and cheese
    desocanyonon December 05, 2007   Link

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