going underground, I continued to dig a hole
without knowing how far it would go
my scoop, wet by the earth in one hand,
I searched for your arm.

patching together a patchwork happiness
As I sowed the seed, I was crushed by your strength.

burning hot, burning hot
the marks your palms left behind can't be removed.
i rip a whole through the clouds dyed red by my torn wings
look for me, flying with ease

where will this eternity I envisioned, secluded within my cocoon
take seed and blossom into a flower, I wonder?
soon the morning will bring back the dark night
and take my eyes.

feeling my way on top of you, by the moonlight.
tangled up, I believed I could be your resting place.

burn out, burn out no going back to the place I promised
running across the earth stained black
by the pain of being torn apart
look for me, flying with ease

If you can't hear me screaming, destroy me by your hand
while I can still be called "me".
your arms that catch me, turn to a peaceful dust
and again I look quietly to the heavens.

burning hot, burning hot,
the marks your palms left behind can't be removed
i rip a whole through the clouds dyed red by my torn wings
burn out, burn out no going back to the place I promised.
running across the earth stained black by the pain of being torn apart
look for me, flying with ease



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Chou (Butterfly) English Translation song meanings
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    General CommentOn the real, this song along with "Koe" have some of the most meaningful and abstract lyrics in recent memory. Stuff's crazy.

    Really hard-hitting lyrics...
    MF Smokeon May 14, 2007   Link

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