I could breather so deep,
The glorious backdrop of my eyes ached,
I smiled until it hurt,
The centre of the field was at peace!

For today I am a wild creature,
And tomorrow I will be lost again.

I threw my shoes to the right,
I flung my socks to the left,
My shirt came off,
I fed it to a cow!

I carried on forever,
My feet were idle lovers together.


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    General Comment'my shirt came off,
    i fed it to a cow.'
    i love that so much.

    this song is just so lovely and simple and happy.
    unless there's some sinister underlying meaning that i'm just not getting :]
    im_the_new_canceron February 23, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is gorgeous. it shows the beauty in simplicity, enjoying your own company and the carefree pleasures of nature.

    with this said, i do prefer the patrick wolf cover over the original.
    ShotgunXXWeddingon April 14, 2008   Link

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