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Don't you cherish me to sleep
Never keep your eyelids clipped
Hold me for the pops and clicks
I was only for the father's crib

Hair, old, long along
Your neck onto your shoulder blades
Always keep that message taped
Cross your breasts you won't erase
I was only for your very space

Hip, under nothing
Propped up by your other one, face 'way from the sun
Just have to keep a dialogue
Teach our bodies: haunt the cause
I was only trying to spell a loss

Joy, it's all founded
Pincher with the skin inside
You pinned me with your black sphere eyes
You know that all the rope's untied
I was only for to die beside

So itʼs storming on the lake
Little waves our bodies break

There's a fire going out,
But there's really nothing to the south

Swollen orange and light let through
Your one piece swimmer stuck to you

Sold, I'm Ever
Open ears and open eyes
Wake up to your starboard bride
Who goes in and then stays inside
Oh the demons come, they can subside

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    UnregisteredMay 15, 2012 at 12:23 pm
    This song sounds so incredibly personal, thats why it's so hard to decipher. What i do know that the sound is beautiful, and that each and every one of bon iver's songs are so relatable.
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    UnregisteredMay 5, 2012 at 12:41 am
    I ask myself if the lyrics are too personal, like a love letter. In some of his songs he is speaking about someone he knows. When i hear his voice i have trouble with comprehension, and that could mean he is a genius or just full of muffed words. There's no mistaking what chris martin or norah jones is saying.
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    UnregisteredFeb 21, 2012 at 8:39 am
    Sounds like he's just telling a tale about a one night stand from attraction and being unsure and nervous, to the act, to the morning after. I have to assume on a boat or beach, due to the water references.
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    UnregisteredDec 2, 2011 at 9:53 am
    It makes way for a new clearing. We all have a path we have lead, and one that will continue on it's undefined journey. One should never close ones eyes against the dark. Love and life will always prevail if you give it the chance to.

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