waded out into the tide
stung by jellyfish & died
left a wife & child behind
ages 36 & 9

Christmas morning pictures fading tinsel glare
Kim how long you gonna stare

never sleep without a light
hate aquariums alright
older boyfriends all your life
& usually they have a wife

blame yourself blame your mother blame the sea
blame a lover blame psychiatry
to never know what kind of man your father'd be
how you'd wished he'd kept a diary


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    General CommentBy far my favourite song from Vs. Children.

    It seems to me that the first verse obviously describes the death of a father, and the second verse describes the ongoing effect that this has had on the child who was aged 9 when his father was killed by jellyfish.

    Shotgunnon October 12, 2009   Link

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