"Smashed Birds" as written by and Soley/stefansdottir Stefansdottir....
I walk the road when I realize my death
The road that knows about my pity, little past
I grab one note and put it in my pocket
With your birds

I walked the road
Until I came close to your house
Your house was floating on my water
I asked one tree one tree to take me in
To your house

And there I took all of your birds
And I smashed them in my pocket, oh
And then I got the feathers off and
I made myself a beautiful dress

In your basement was a letter to myself
You wrote it when we were married
I took this note and put it in my mouth
With your words

And then I took all your words
And I ate them by the fire, oh
And then I tore the pages up
And I made myself a beautiful dress

I spoke your words out in your garden where
I built my new house near your flowers, trees, and bees
I told our trees and bees to fly away
With your words and your birds

And then I took all your words and I ate them by the fire, oh
And me and your smashed birds, we danced the whole night to the moon
And in the morning I climbed your tree and flew away


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"Smashed Birds" as written by Soley Stefansdottir

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    Song MeaningSoley has said that, "It’s a song that I wrote first on the piano but I’m glad I changed it in the recording process to guitar. It’s a song about a girl’s last day on earth… kind of. I’m really bad talking about my songs because they are often more about feelings and something you can’t describe. When I play my songs I always see the same “short movie” inside my head and I hope people see their own “short movie”. I’m not telling people what to see or think while listening to these songs, it’s more they can experience it on their own."

    Source: therumpus.net/2012/02/the-rumpus-interview-with-soley-stefansdottir/
    holadioson November 20, 2012   Link

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