I want to drink from your cup of sorrow,
I want to bathe in your holy blood.
I want to sleep with the promise of tomorrow,
I know tomorrow may never come.

I send a prayer out across the ocean,
To a man that?s forced out of his home.
I send a prayer out across the ocean,
So that he may not suffer there alone.

I want to drink from your cup of sorrow,
I want to bathe in your holy blood.
I want to sleep with the promise of tomorrow,
I know tomorrow may never come.

I want to sit at your table of wisdom,
So that not one crumb shall go to waste,
For if we keep down this pathway to destruction,
Oh will our children will suffer for our haste.

I want to drink from your cup of sorrow,
I want to bathe in your holy blood.
I want to sleep with the promise of tomorrow,
I know tomorrow may never come [x3]


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Cup of Sorrow song meanings
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    My OpinionI want to drink from your cup of sorrow,

    The person using the pronoun "I" in this song benefits somehow from breaking hearts.

    I want to bathe in your holy blood.

    We'll assume here the "your" is a woman and she's righteous or "holier than thou" about the break up with the man she threw out of their home. Women always have a story.

    I want to sleep with the promise of tomorrow,
    I know tomorrow may never come.

    He wants to sleep over at her place, so he tells her they will last in love. But he knows tomorrow will never come.

    I send a prayer out across the ocean,
    To a man that?s forced out of his home.

    He's pissed that the man was mistreated. Bro's before ho's sort of thing. He listened to her side of the story and he can't relate. Though he consoled her so he could sleep over.

    I want to drink from your cup of sorrow,

    He's going to be sweet, make all sorts of happy promises and then he's going, then look her in the eyes and go dead inside.

    I want to bathe in your holy blood.
    YES! Bathe in your self righteous blood bitch. That man you kicked out sounded, from my side, might've been a good buddy of mine and now he's crying somewhere without a home. You're all the same, bitches! Now it's my turn to exact revenge.

    I want to sleep with the promise of tomorrow,
    I know tomorrow may never come.

    I'm going to lie to you, then tell you the brutal truth.

    I want to sit at your table of wisdom,
    So that not one crumb shall go to waste,

    I'm going to listen how frustrating it was to be with a man who didn't make any sense, and couldn't satisfy your needs physically or emotionally in anyway. He will understand her troubles - if she had any, hear her complaints - if she had any. He's going to love every crumb your explanations, logic and appreciate your wisdom, logic and then let his anger fester until he has to do it again.

    For if we keep down this pathway to destruction,
    Oh will our children will suffer for our haste.

    He is explaining the "why" for his behavior - he needs to teach her a lesson because she left her kids fatherless because of her "wisdom" (logic). This needs to change. The real problem is, as he understands it, is that she didn't have sympathy for her man needs. She should've had sympathy for his need to have carnal knowledge of other women and men. She should sent him off with a knapsack full of gifts to the going to low-down, trailer parks to have fun, staying out all night, sneaking into brothels, tapping strange women's... phones and leaving receipts from strip clubs and dirty hotels lying around, then punching holes in walls whenever she got upset with his behavior.

    I want to drink from your cup of sorrow,
    I want to bathe in your holy blood.
    I want to sleep with the promise of tomorrow,
    I know tomorrow may never come [x3]

    He uses the word "may." She might sleep with him and she might be good in bed. That's why he uses "may" in the chorus. He won't get ANY love if he doesn't use the word "may" with all of them.
    BeeSea0601on May 30, 2017   Link

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