"A Small Reunion" as written by and Alisa Xayalith Thomas B. Powers....
I don’t mean to sound ungrateful
Shouldn’t we both be in frame?
For such a reconnecting gesture
To be voyeurs in exchange

We could say we didn’t mean it
We could dig up all the names
We could brag about our future
Talk about our leaving day

We could have a small reunion
For all the people that we knew
We’ll all get drunk and celebrate
Here’s to me and here’s to you

Do we?

Savor all the little pieces
Picture rooms and empty seats
Imagine everybody leaving
Without the starving self-esteems

We could say we didn’t mean it
We could dig up all the names
We could brag about our future
Talk about our leaving day

We could have a small reunion
We could dig up all the names
We could brag about our future
Talk about our leaving day

We could have a small reunion
For all the people that we knew
We’ll all get drunk and celebrate
Here’s to different shades of blue

Here’s to faces of our memory
To reprimanded attitudes
To forgetting all the pretense
To all the people that we knew
We’ll all get drunk and celebrate
Here’s to me and here’s to you

Do we?


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"A Small Reunion" as written by Thom Powers Alisa Xayalith

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    My InterpretationThis song is about the parties of our youth were there was no ego or pretense, merely a shared celebration. The first verse suggests a reunion and that 'we should both be in frame' meaning that the first person feels that they should include the other person in her life again. The second verse suggests that the writer is saying sorry for losing touch with the other people. The empty seats of the fourth verse refer to people who have departed 'not by starving self-esteem' assumes that they have grown up and left 'the room' (the writers life). People at the party 'brag' about 'leaving' (brag about leaving their childhood behind to pursue their lives). They drink to 'different shades of blue' (they share and appreciate the sad times that they have each been through during their absence in the others lives). The final verse refers to 'reprimanded attitudes' - describing how people's attitudes change as they get older. The writer concludes by saying that they want to forget the pretense and reunite with all the people they once knew, but how they were back then. The writer is unsure how this reunion is possible as she asks "Do we?" twice in the lyric.
    Hearttreeon March 02, 2014   Link

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