Saturday, July 07, 2007

My week in a song

Please note, it's not as bad as it sounds.

But it's interesting to work through having known a song for many years, rediscovering it and finding meaning, then finding entirely new meaning within the same week. And, not knowing if you like it more or like it less because of it.

Must I Paint You A Picture - Billy Bragg.

It's bad timing and me
We find a lot of things out this way
And there's you
A little black cloud in a dress
The temptation
To take the precious things we have apart
To see how they work
Must be resisted for they never fit together again
If this is rain let it fall on me and drown me
If these are tears let them fall

Must I paint you a picture
About the way that I feel
You know my love for you is strong, girl
You know my love for you is real

It took a short walk and a talk
To change the rules of engagement
While you searched frantically for reverse and them claiming
That virtue never tested is no virtue at all
And so I lost my ignorance
And now the bells across the river chime out your name
I look across to them again

All your friends said come down
It will never fly
And on that imperfect day
We threw it all away
Crisis after crisis, with such intensity
This would never happen if we lived by the sea

Most important decisions in life
Are made between two people in bed
I found that out at my expense
And when I see you
You just turn around and walk away like we never met
Oh we used to be so brave
I dreamt the world stopped turning as we climbed the hill
I dreamt impossible dreams that we were lovers still


m. said...

kiddo! i hope everything is ok. am scouring the internet for appropriately cute pictures of cats to cure what ails you...

Deb said...

oh dear... that sounds ominous...

hope ya ok!

Steph said...

That song is a tad intense. I'm sending you cyber ((hugs)) and hoping all is well.

Enny said...

m - Thanks miss! If I could find the song online I would totally do one of your Monday reviews.

deb - Is ok - I is good.

steph - It's not as bad as it sounds, I promise. Enny = Prone to playing the drama queen.

DelightfulJen said...

I feel the drama queen tendencies, so even thought things might not be earth shatteringly bad, I still hope things are alright :)

P.S Since when does Blogger spell check comments? Or am I finally loosing my mind after writing one too many assignments and imagining the line myself?!

DelightfulJen said...

P.P.S I think it might be updated version of Mozilla that spell checks rather than Blogger.

Even more love for Mozilla! *heart*

Enny said...

d'jen - thankyou :o)

d'jen - that was also going to be my suggestion - I LURVE new Mozilla.

susanna said...

i love billy bragg, and this is one of my favourite songs by him. i hope you will continue to love it after whatever it is that's happened this week is over...

a lurker.

Enny said...

susanna/lurker - I still love it... I guess it's jus got more 'feeling' now.