Add Explanation
Add Meaning
$album_name
$date_release
$writer_name
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Ani Difranco – Icarus lyrics

Seems like you just
Started noticing
How noticably bad things really are
And when you walked past this couple arguing
In a rolled up window
Of a parked car
And all of that
Gesticulated bitterness
And all of that
Muffled yelling hell
Its dark just starts wafting at you
Like a big fury rat died
Inside of that wall kinda smell

Breathe like it's rolling like a cold front
Thunder is thundering and lightening in tow
And your tiny little life gets
Even smaller
As you heed the heaven's mighty show

And I don't mean heaven
Like god-like
The animal in me knows very well
Nature is our teacher, our leader, and our lover
And god is just another story that we tell

And you're trying not to grasp-not to start grasping
At straws -or sticks- or stones
Just learn how to sit inside your sadness
Even if you're sitting there alone

It's just like Icarus ascending
Never intending to look back
Nature's law and your tragic flaw
I find descending
Flying into the arms of a Venus flytrap

Guzzle till the buzzer stops
Guzzle till the buzzer stops
Guzzle till the buzzer stops
Guzzle till the buzzer stops
Guzzle till the buzzer stops



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/a/ani_difranco/icarus.html

  • Email
  • Correct

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      This page is missing some information about the song. Please expand it to include this information. You can help by uploading artist's image, adding song structure elements, writing song meaning or creating lyrics explanation.

      Featuredlyrics

      Explain

      [an error occurred while processing the directive]