"Reaching Out" as written by and Kate / Bush....
See how the child reaches out instinctively
To feel how the fire will feel

See how the man reaches out instinctively
For what he cannot have

The pull and the push of it all

Reaching out for the hand
Reaching out for the hand that smacked
Reaching out for that hand to hold
Reaching out for the Star
Reaching out for the Star that explodes
Reaching out for Mama

See how the flower leans instinctively toward the light
See how the heart reaches out instinctively
For no reason but to touch

The pull and the push of it all

Reaching out for the hand
Reaching out for the hand that smacked
Reaching out for that hand to hold
Reaching out for the Star
Reaching out for the Star that explodes
Reaching out for Mama

(Can't we see)
Reaching out for Mama


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"Reaching Out" as written by Kate Bush

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    General CommentTHE FOG contrasts the child's overcoming fear with the adult who sees/feels too much fear and ego-insecurity. Both must face the pull and the push of reaching out...

    REACHING OUT celebrates the blind marvel of everything... The Big Bang... The Creation of Adam... Life, the Universe, the Human Condition... and maybe the filial-parental triangle, with its sad, inevitable pattern of discipline, needy clinging and breaking away...
    Theresa_Gionoffrioon November 15, 2007   Link

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