One breath away from mother Oceanðòa
Your nimble feet make prints in my sands
You have done good for yourselves
Since you left my wet embrace and crawled ashore

Every boy, is a snake is a lily
Every pearl is a lynx, is a girl
Sweet like harmony made into flesh

You dance by my side
Children sublime

You show me continents
I see the islands
You count the centuries, I blink my eyes
Hawks and sparrows race in my waters
Stingrays are floating across the sky
Little ones, my sons and my daughters

Your sweat is salty
I am why
I am why
I am why

Your sweat is salty
I am why
I am why
I am why


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Oceania Lyrics as written by Bjork Gudmundsdottir Sirgurjon Birgir Sigurdsson

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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    General CommentI've only started listening to Bjork yesturday, and I have to say that this is an absolutely beautiful song. Everything is connected closer than you may think.
    buddha boyon August 11, 2005   Link

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