There on the threshold below to the garden
In front of the rest of the city that ends at the
Banks of the river and stretches back to me and
Holds a square patch of backyard where I’m looking at
Bunches of children, some vexed at their parents,
Take colorful strings draped cross branches of lemon and
Orange (?) from the ends of it, seemed like
I can not see nothing covering the canopy

(And I feel the breezes blow, pushing storms on my arms,
I'm out on the tips of spires, you can stare into the sea)

Lyrics submitted by manamana

Tantrum Barb song meanings
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  • +2
    Lyric Correction*a galaxy cupped in a leafy red cannopy.
    skeezickson May 06, 2011   Link
  • +1
    Lyric CorrectionThe "(?)" is "lit" I believe.
    mutantjohnon September 14, 2010   Link
  • 0
    Lyric CorrectionI think rather than it being "I can not see nothing covering the canopy" he is saying " I can not see nothing underneath the canopy."
    Jonathonon October 28, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlit sounds right, also lemon and orange should be plural

    unbelievably beautiful lyrics
    yusnotyuson September 11, 2012   Link
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    General Commentlove the drums
    musicaleuphoriaon January 31, 2013   Link
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    General Commenti hear "i see nothing beneath the red canopy, which makes sense if he's on some spires looking down, and it has some nice red imagery to go with the orange and yellow from the fruits.
    ohwordon April 01, 2014   Link

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