New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

(Chico Buarque, 1967)
Tem dias que a gente se sente
Como quem partiu ou morreu
A gente estancou de repente
Ou foi o mundo ento que cresceu
A gente quer ter voz ativa
No nosso destino mandar
Mas eis que chega a roda viva
E carrega o destino pra l
Roda mundo, roda-gigante
Roda moinho, roda pio
O tempo rodou num instante
Nas voltas do meu corao
A gente vai contra a corrente
At no poder resistir
Na volta do barco que sente
O quanto deixou de cumprir
Faz tempo que a gente cultiva
A mais linda roseira que h
Mas eis que chega a roda viva
E carrega a roseira pra l
Roda mundo (etc.)
A roda da saia, a mulata
No quer mais rodar, no senhor
No posso fazer serenata
A roda de samba acabou
A gente toma a iniciativa
Viola na rua, a cantar
Mas eis que chega a roda viva
E carrega a viola pra l
Roda mundo (etc.)
O samba, a viola, a roseira
Um dia a fogueira queimou
Foi tudo iluso passageira
Que a brisa primeira levou
No peito a saudade cativa
Faz fora pro tempo parar
Mas eis que chega a roda viva
E carrega a saudade pra l
Roda mundo (etc.)
Andr Velloso - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Alvnet@altavista.net



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/c/chico_buarque/sob_medida.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

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
      Unregistered
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      10 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×