"Write To Your Brother" as written by and Michael Hadreas....
mary, you should write to your brother
every night until he recovers
and in the letter press a fresh flower
and bless it with a higher power

tell him mom treats you like a lover
that you have to hide all the mouthwash from her
and seal it with three closed mouth kisses
and write do not open 'til christmas


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    My InterpretationSort of a disturbing, haunting little song, as many Perfume Genius Songs seem to be. It seems to be about a girl named Mary who is being sexually abused by her mom, so she writes to her older brother who is sick or who possibly was abused as well?

    The only thing that stumps me is why he has to open it on Christmas. Would that be an attack on him, giving bad news on Christmas. Or maybe it's to convince him to visit around that time? Hopefully somebody else has an opinion!
    Morikahon September 13, 2013   Link

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