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There's a season in your eyes
and a fever on your breath
you're anchored to the tide
and the rhythm in your chest


I read the rings and count the city lights
you sing a static sonnet on the dial
you could talk a walk, through the mines
or you could spend all your days
just waiting for the night


the stones that skip, the dust that turns to fire
I see it all reflected in your eyes


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    General CommentI can't believe no one has commented on this song yet. It's absolutely beautiful, and I first heard it in the movie "Crazy Stupid Love." I especially love the opening lines, "There's a season in your eyes, and a fever on your breath."

    I think the song is about someone who is afraid to live. Someone who is afraid to let themselves go, and embrace the world.

    "You're anchored to the tide, and the rhythm in your chest." - This person is stuck. Tide, as in The rising and falling of the sea. This person is stuck just drifting along, or going along with the flow of something else that isn't made up by her choices. "The rhythm in your chest" can be something along the lines of a heavy heartbeat, or even a pounding yearning for something more.

    "you sing a static sonnet on the dial." - I interpret this as this person is whispering, or perhaps speaking in hushed tones all these sad and emotional words, or a sentiment, over the phone.

    "you could talk a walk, through the mines
    or you could spend all your days
    just waiting for the night."
    - You can open up; you can talk endlessly about all these things you want to do, or how you want to live, admit them to yourself, or you can just spend each day waiting for each day to end. And do nothing.

    "the stones that skip, the dust that turns to fire
    I see it all reflected in your eyes."
    - You know that saying that says eyes are windows to the soul? Fun, Chances, Passion, Life, all the things that this person wants... you can tell how much they want them just by looking at them. Just by looking deep in their eyes.
    monibaby101on January 08, 2012   Link

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