As good as I could possibly imagine my life getting, it did
After I met you
The way you reached inside my chest and pulled out things and sent them off in breaths blew
And as good as it got with all the layers peeling off, and though I writhed
I could not upset you
With your hand down my throat you held on to my heart and pumped blood through

And then “it’s time to go” you said, “it’s time to go out
You little gray goose
Get out from under my wing” you said
“you swan, go on, go out you're turned loose”

Oh so it’s over
Oh so we died
Oh so your hand on my heart pumping blood went limp
and oh, I fly
Oh swan inside.


Lyrics submitted by Coow, edited by 8bitempire

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  • +2
    General Commenthow is this so fucking good
    ABookOnAShelfon July 26, 2010   Link
  • +1
    Lyric CorrectionI think the last half is like this:

    And then it's time to go, you said it's time to go out
    You little Gray Goose
    Get out from under my wing, you said
    "You swan, go on, go out, you're turned loose"

    Oh so it's over
    Oh so we die
    Oh so your hand on my heart pumping blood went limp
    And Oh, I fly
    Oh swan inside
    Shilagon July 07, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyou are so much smarter than I am
    kundaceon October 21, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentamazing
    hamfohon November 01, 2008   Link
  • 0
    My Interpretationmeeting someone, making an impression and letting them go.


    i also like the cover that the sarcastic dharma society made - lovely lyrics and music.
    ahBon February 27, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment
    i am a little gray goose for someone
    were is mine?
    OHDARLINon September 16, 2009   Link

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