"Water from a Vine Leaf" as written by William Orbit and Elizabeth Caroline Orton....
Swimming and swimming and swimming until you reach the ocean
Swimming into the sunset without me

There are 4 young girls giving me water from a vine leaf
Dropping it onto my tongue


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"Water from a Vine Leaf" as written by William Wainwright Elizabeth Caroline Orton

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    General CommentGreat song by Orbit in his prime. Having Beth around can't hurt either.

    To me, this song is about a woman consumed by worry over a lover who might disappear or abandon her. The first stanza's nightmare might be a case of dream incorporation, involving water from the second stanza.

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    She's splashed into consciousness by the girls. However, it seems her obsessions will continue to haunt her in the waking hours.
    Anarchitecton March 22, 2008   Link

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