Spastic gyrations
And abbreviated bathing suits
See I suit you

'Cause I could be you
And I could show you true
Till the cold runs through and through
A portrayal in black and blue

I'm not painting this lie anymore
Since it was all I had to adore of you
And all I had to say
Girl you keep running away

Well time never gave me a chance
I shoulda been there
Well you laid me bare
Took my soul to wear
Left a hole to despair
See what I'm going through
You never even knew
That's nothing on my plate
Trapped in a lizard state
My mind's at the gate
Looking for an escape

Well I ain't painting this lie anymore
Since it was all I had to adore of you
And all I have to say
Girl

Well I'm not painting this lie anymore
And I'm dark and I'm in awe of you
And all you had to say
It never hit me the same, boy


Lyrics submitted by hellomorning, edited by epiwoosh

Portrait in Black and Blue song meanings
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    My InterpretationI think he liked her more than she liked him, and he's saying that's all you had to say you didn't just have to leave like you did. But since that happened I'm not going to believe this lie I told myself that made you so great.

    Good song
    JamzXIVon January 27, 2013   Link

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