Well, teach me baby
Oh Lord, yes, a little show-and-tell
How to keep from loving you
Now should I fence in my heart baby
Lord, keep it in the shade
Give it all the fruit it could want
Except yours

Teach me baby, well, one more time
Just exactly how far you are away
Should I start walking now baby
When in the day
You know i don't need no map
Yes, i'll find my way

Teach me baby, oh, i promise i'll get it this time
How to hold a bird in my hand and watch it grow
See those feathers bloom
But don't let it fly
Even though that's what it's supposed to do

Teach me baby, mmm, one last time
How to see the sun rise
In the dead of night
Oh, cos that's how it feels baby
Cos you don't feel that way too


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    General Comment"Teach me baby, oh, i promise i'll get it this time
    How to hold a bird in my hand and watch it grow
    See those feathers bloom
    But don't let it fly
    Even though that's what it's suppossed to do"

    he's too early at sex and he has to hold it in. even though it's natural for him to ejaculate?
    njrocker2255on September 25, 2008   Link
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    General CommentHe is (rhetorically) asking a girl how he is supposed to deny his unrequited love. He does this through the metaphors of a genesis-esque restraint of forbidden fruit, a journey of infinite distance, letting a bird grow without letting it leave him, and seeing the sunrise during the night. Each metaphor seems more and more impossible, as is his ability to deny his love for this girl.

    this is a simple yet brilliant song.
    tpeverett1on December 17, 2008   Link

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