"Feet Asleep" as written by and Thao Nguyen....
Toss up
So you'll fall asleep
Cooked you dinner
But you would not eat
Your sharp mouth forgets when you swore
God damn, you wouldn't do it again
But I
Bend back
With an eye
For love
And I take it on the chin
And then I patch you up

But all these years, my feet asleep
Move them around
That they might breathe
And oh, so little time
I have gone old
This shock
This shock and awe

Come back to see me
I know they have a rainy season
Come back to see me
I know they have a rainy season

You
You are mine
So I never would mind
I work my arms so hard
Just to give you an airplane ride


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    General Commenti read that this is a song thao wrote for her mother.

    it's a fantastic song!
    backyon February 03, 2007   Link
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    General Comment*asterisks are edits to the actual words*


    *talked soft*
    so you'll fall asleep
    cooked you dinner
    but you would not eat
    your sharp mouth forgets when you swore
    god damn, you wouldn't do it again
    but i
    bend back
    with an eye
    *full of mud*
    and i take it on the chin
    and then i patch you up

    Chorus:

    but all these years, my feet asleep
    move them around
    that they might breathe
    and oh, so little time
    i have, i have gone old
    this shock
    this shock and awe

    come back to see me
    i know they have a rainy season
    come back to see me
    i know they have a rainy season

    you
    you are mine
    so i never would mind
    i work my arms so hard
    just to give you an airplane ride

    Chorus
    bigmikeymikeon February 10, 2008   Link
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    General CommentTalk soft so you fall asleep
    Cooked you dinner but you would not eat
    Your sharp mouth forgets when
    You swore goddamn you wouldn’t do it again
    And I bend back
    With an eye full of mud
    And I take it on the chin
    And then I patch you up


    All these years my feet asleep
    Move them around that they might breathe
    Oh so little time
    I have gone old
    This shop, this shop
    And all it owns


    Come back to see me
    I know they have a rainy season
    Come back to see me
    I know they have a rainy season
    You, you are mine
    So I never would mind
    I work my arms so hard
    Just to give you an airplane ride


    all their lyrics are posted on their website.
    geans418on November 14, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is about Thao's relationship with her mother, from the perspective of her mother.
    squarenedon December 29, 2009   Link

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