If you think you're throwing words to the wise,
the first thing that you ever felt, inside and under your belt
To a place that smothers children
Cuts the space between two lives

I've seen you working, wasted and gray
You've got a delicate heart, and listen, you would be smart
To keep yourself in a world of mothers, sisters, daughters and wives

Listen, I've come to rock this boat
The take and giving means no room for the living
And some of you think it loves and lovers
Death in one corner leaves no space in the other
I know that when it's over we'll be holding one another
We only ever wanted to feel real
Two years of taction only teaches you to fight
We only ever wanted to try

And if you see this world as ugly and thin
Then you'll be so cruel to the touch, you'll lose the body you're in
To a land of angry soil, that swallows boys and coughs up men
I've seen you taste the salt of your tears
You always stop when you start, and listen, you would be smart
To keep yourself in a world of mothers, sisters, daughters and wives

Listen, I've come to rock this boat
The take and giving means no room for the living
And some of you think it loves and lovers
Death in one corner, leaves no space in the other
I know that when it's over we'll be holding one another
We only ever wanted to feel real
Two years of taction only teaches you to fight
We only ever wanted to try

I'll raise a glass to bein' no one else's fool
Raise some question to the rule who says you'd have to lose a love to find one
Take the things you don't love spread them out in the sun
To futures melt into one
Who says you have to lose a love to find one
I know that when it's over we'll be holding one another
We only ever wanted to feel real
Two years of taction only teaches you to fight
We only ever wanted to try

I'm around, I'm around, I'm ok, I'm ok
I'm alive, I'm alive, I'm the same, I'm the same
We are, yeah, we are, we are
We are just looking for something

With our hands, and our fists, muscles, skin, thumb, and bone
We never grew up, we were cut from the stone
That holds your body and soul
We are all just looking for something


Lyrics submitted by sillymofo15

Mothers, Sisters, Daughters & Wives song meanings
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    General CommentI don't think he's saying 'taction' either.. Isn't it 'touching'?
    HighOnSunday51on December 13, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFrickin Amazing Song.
    ASpicer3on July 04, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is awesome.
    a breif studyon August 14, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyep, absolutely amazing
    Duncan2000on August 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentalso, i beleive "I'll raise a glass to the and no one else's fool" should be "I'll raise a glass to bein' no one else's fool"
    Duncan2000on August 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti also believe it's
    "that swallows boys and coughs up men"
    axionon September 09, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits a washing machine torment. feels a lot like a struggle, but its beautiful.
    ryanbredon October 25, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think these lyrics are way off, but maybe im just hearing them wrong.
    i thought it was
    -cuts the space between two lives
    -death in one corner leaves a space in the other
    -we only ever wanted to feel *real*
    -you'll be cruel to the touch, you'll lose the body you're in
    -take the things you don't know spread them out in the sun/ two futures melt into one (im almost positive about this one)
    -im the same, im the same (not sure)
    -we are just looking for something (not sure about this one!)

    these are kind of hard to get though...

    in conclusion, this song is crazy good
    fursoftasfuron December 14, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDeath in one corner leaves suspects in the other,
    skarateon December 24, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti went by what i heard, going over several times over several spots. so yeah there's bound to be some errors. if you guys have suggestions, please repost the FULL lyric and i will replace it. thanks.
    sillymofo15on January 01, 2007   Link

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