I want to fly
I want to feel my life
Still belongs to me
No matter what
I want to fly
I want to flap my wings
And cause a hurricane in your heart

Butterflies
Better lies than hate
But I can't pretend anymore
I'm tired of suppressing all of my needs
I want to belong to the cloudless sky
Not to the shaded ground

But it's so hard to admit
That I lived without your light
Trying not to believe that I need it more
Now the bleeding won't stop
For I struggled through the barbed wire
Trying not to believe that I need your love
Trying not to believe in love

I wanted to turn into a butterfly
But I couldn't trust you enough
I was tired of suppressing all of my needs
I wanted to belong to the cloudless sky
Not to the shaded ground

But it's so hard to admit
That I lived without your light
Trying not to believe that I need it more
Now the bleeding won't stop
For I struggled through the barbed wire
Trying not to believe that I need your love
Trying not to believe in love
But it got me now


Lyrics submitted by Octavarium64

Caterpillar and the Barbed Wire song meanings
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    My InterpretationTo me it resonates with a person in a relationship that feels like their love isn't being reciprocated (at least not to the same passion).

    It could simply be that they feel the partner has now reached a stage where they are simply comfortable with them, but the passion / romance is gone.

    I could imagine this describing a lot of marriages where one of the partners has reached the stage of thinking "is this it?" i.e. will the relationship blossom (become a butterfly) or are we forever going to remain caterpillars now? As good as it gets??
    sokornyon November 02, 2016   Link

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