"Men of Snow" as written by and Ingrid Michaelson....
Once I made a man all out of snow
He had the darkest eyes and a button nose
I told him all my sadness and my fear
And he just listened with a snowy ear

But when I came around the next day
My friend had gone and melted all away
I saw his eyes lying on the ground
I made a sound that was something like crying

Oh, one day you will go away from this
Oh, one day you will know we're men of snow
We melt one day

And winters come and my love, the winters go
And time stacks up in piles like winter snow
And everything you love and hold so dear
Won't really matter when we disappear

Oh, one day you will go away from this
Oh, one day you will know we're men of snow
We melt one day

Oh, one day you will go away from this
Oh, one day you will know we're men of snow
We melt, you know, we're men of snow
We melt one day


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"Men of Snow" as written by Ingrid Michaelson

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    My InterpretationIn my opinion, this song touches on a subject that I have not yet seen: idolatry. In this song, the girl manifests a spirit from something inanimate, and the tells it all of her uncertainties and fears, which is what we, as people, generally confide in God or a higher power. As a person, she is in search of meaning in the world, and this is difficult to find, especially when she is surrounded by all of the same, flimsy "men of snow" that she is. The realization in this song is not that life is short, but it is that we cannot treat people as if they were more than people, because as time goes by we will "melt all away".
    MadiDelaneyon February 23, 2014   Link

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