the birds used to nest
in that hole in your chest
when you'd sleep in the leaves and the hay

laying still as a stone
a boy dreaming alone
must have been a very sweet place to stay

and here on our bed
it is none but my head
that finds home in this heart beating burrow

the birds came and went
now my love pays the rent
for a heart that is steadfast and thorough

sticky and sweet
the orange trees are in heat
and the summer air is good enough to eat
sticky and sweet
the bees are buzzing all around me
because they heard you call me honey (x2)

i used to play
and for hours i’d stay
among the acres of forgotten lots

In nature i lusted
as my playground rusted
a kingdom i nearly forgot

’till my silly dreams
bore a creature who seemed
to harbor such simple gladness that shook me

i trembled to find
you're not in my mind
and the sting of your proof didn't hurt me

sticky and sweet
the orange trees are in heat
and the summer air is good enough to eat
sticky and sweet
the bees are buzzing all around me
because they heard you call me honey (x2)


Lyrics submitted by masmod, edited by voiceoveraudio

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  • +2
    General Commenti think it's 'steadfast and thorough' not 'dead, fast, and thorough'
    poopdujouron February 16, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General Comment*harbor such simple gladness, not harvest.
    Fionnon August 20, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAll fixed! Sorry for the delay!
    masmodon October 16, 2011   Link
  • 0
    Lyric CorrectionI think the lyrics actually go:

    *til my silly dreams bore a creature who seems to harbor such simple gladness it shook me

    Which seems to make more sense.
    Fionnon June 26, 2012   Link

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