She walks in the room
And checks out the faces
We think she's all the seven wonders of the world
But there's a sadness
Hidden in the bizarre
Moonlight and madness
Living in a bell jar

She dresses in black
'Cause sorrow is a magnet
Everything comes to her like it was meant to be
But she's frustrated
Leaving things as they are
What she created
Living in a bell jar

She feels so at home
She's never alone
But she's oh so lonely
What is the crime
In knowing your mind
Set it free

Attached to a mirror
In her glass-sided prison
She writes the note that will excuse her from this world
It's complicated
Living in a bell jar
She suffocated
Living in a bell jar

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Bell Jar Lyrics as written by Vicki Peterson Deborah Mary Peterson

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    Song Meaning

    Sounds like it's about the life and death of Sylvia Plath, gifted author of "The Bell Jar" who ended up committing suicide.

    This song even has a sort of manic/depressive feel, swinging back and forth between speedy/dynamic and slow/melancholy.

    SirenAsunderon May 22, 2015   Link

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