Looking back in time
Through verses set in nursery rhyme
At oil painted eyes
Of muses left behind
I swear I know not why
Those eyes have always left me dry
She stands with arms stretched out
Towards the mountains & the clouds
Oil painted eyes
Blind yet hypnotized
I swear I know not why
Those eyes have always left me dry

(How near, how far, how lost they are)

I've rendered every line
Every contour of a muse's eye
Painted in my eyes mind
On canvases of time
I swear I know not why
Those eyes have always left me dry


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    General CommentI think its an atheist song, follow my thoughts:
    the woman thei refer to, is probably an image of a "saint";
    he says that she always left him dry(disturb him);
    the chorus is the main part to understand my theory: when he say "how near", he's refering to the people that believe that are next to god;when he say 'how far", he's saying that doesn't exist, that they are only near to him, in their minds

    pretty good theory, isn't it?
    DepressionGlasson October 03, 2004   Link

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