Oh, I have been wondering where I have been pondering
Where I've been lately is no concern of yours
Who's been touching my skin
Who have I been letting
Shy and tired-eyed am I today

Umm

I'm wounded by dust
All I have been wondering where I have been pondering
Where I've been lately is no concern of yours
Who's been touching my skin
Who have I been letting
Shy and tired-eyed am I today

Ooh, ooh, ooh

Sometimes I sit, sometimes I stare
Sometimes they look and sometimes I don't care
Rarely I weep, sometimes I must
I'm wounded by dust

When the bell toll, when the bell gon' chime
You better call for your woman up high
And when the bell tolls for your last day
You'll be getting down on your knees to pray
I'm a good woman and I never did say whatever it was that you did that day
I'm not a woman that is going to place claim, but you said that it was coming on judgement day

Now Sophia
I'm wounded by dust

When the bell toll, when the bell gon' chime
You better call for your woman up high
And when the bell tolls for your last day
You'll be getting down on your knees to pray
I'm a good woman and I never did say whatever it was that you did that day
I'm not a woman that is going to place claim, but you said that it was coming on judgement day

Now Sophia (Sophia)
I'm wounded by dust
Now Sophia


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"Sophia" as written by Laura Beatrice Marling

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    General CommentThis song boggles me all the while it enchants me. I always get caught on the "I'm wounded by dust" lyric. The Bible says "All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again." (in the book of Ecclesiastes, but also in Genesis and probably other places). The song always brings me back to the notion that what hurts most, often, being humans is our impermanence.
    softhoughton February 07, 2015   Link

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