"Manna" as written by and Tanya Donelly....
Look inside this milky whiteness
No power of the hand to dry
I'm swimming in it i'm swimming out to you
For reasons, my reasons
So photograph it the milky way
It spills into the hand and dries
I am here now and i'm staying put
For reasons, my reasons
And so to bed to bed
My soul to share
An island of the brave my soul to save
In hopes that god's awake my soul to take
I'm swimming in it i'm swimming out to you
For reasons to be home
So photograph me in milky white dreams
Spill into my head
And when i hold you like to tomorrow you might die
Well that's because you might
But i am here now
And i am staying put for reasons my heart knows

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"Manna" as written by Tanya Donelly

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    General CommentIt seems obvious to me that this song is about semen.
    chrisrazoron November 12, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI can never listen to this the same way now... lol.
    sadiesadieon August 27, 2010   Link
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    My Interpretation.....I guess it could mean that. I still think it's about spending one last moment with their lover. Asking their lover to give their all at this last moment and despite that they won't be together forever, after he's gone she'll still be there.
    Evilgranny606432on February 09, 2012   Link

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