Leave me dreaming on the bed
See you right back here tomorrow
For the next round.

Keep this scene inside your head
As the bruises turn to yellow
The swelling goes down.

And if you're ever around
In the city or the suburbs
Of this town
Be sure to come around
I'll be wallowing in sorrow
Wearing a frown
Like Pierrot the clown.

Saw you crashing around the bay
Never seen you act so shallow
Or look so brown.

Remember all the thing's you'd say
How your promises rang hollow
As you threw me into the ground.

And if you're ever around
In the city or the suburbs
Of this town
Be sure to come around
I'll be wallowing in sorrow
Wearing a frown
Like Pierrot the clown.

When I dream , I dream your lips
When I dream , I dream your kiss
When I dream , I dream your fists
Your fists, your fists.

Leave me bleeding on the bed
See you right back here tomorrow
For the next round.

Keep this scene inside your head
As the bruises turn to yellow
The swelling goes down.

And if you're ever around
In the city or the suburbs
Of this town
Be sure to come around
I'll be wallowing in sorrow
Wearing a frown
Like Pierrot the clown.


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Pierrot the Clown Lyrics as written by Stefan Olsdal Brian Molko

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  • +1
    My InterpretationI don't think that the person is talking to her/his abuser directly.

    It seems like the person is talking to herself but is addressing the abuser as if they would be in the room with them.

    There's no story told because there's no revelation or action taken that puts the protagonist in a crisis.

    She/He doesn't have a decision to make because they have come to accept the way it is. They are okay with being beaten and abused and even though they feel the pain they will still act as if they enjoy it: 'I'll be wallowing in sorrow, wearing a frown, Like Pierrot the clown.' - Just to please their abuser.

    They need to please him because he/she loves them so much that they want them to come back to them.

    And that's crazy.

    The protagonist lacks a mentor/guide who helps them see the truth of what they are doing. But this love obsession is doomed to fail.
    StoriesinSongs.comon January 16, 2020   Link

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