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Tori Amos – Sleeps With Butterflies lyrics
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It's gorgeous! Tori's one of the few who I looked up to. She got a character in her.
Holau, what she say in this song is that, one night stand is fine for her, she's not expecting anything in return. What I admire about her is that she can deal with it. She can deal with the rejection. And she belittle all the man she sleeps with calling them butterfly! Hahaha!
It's about not having any expectations or whatsoever with a guy, kinda just going with the flow but certainly implying that it doesn't mean she is a woman not worthy of respect/love. I believe women like these are strong women, because one of the toughest most difficult feelings to deal with is losing someone that you never actually had in the first place. Less expectations less frustrations, just enjoy life enjoy the person showing you affection will it's there. Nothing's permanent in this world, if it goes then that's life but it doesn't then maybe it's meant to be.
"sleeps with butterflies" is a figurative way of describing a girl who is used to being abandoned by the men that she love. The butterflies are the men who fly around and don't know how to stay put into one serious relationship. The girl, although she's hurting, she has accepted that fact that all the men she learns to love always takes her for granted and leaves her. Although she claims that she doesn't go after them anymore because it's the men's loss if they leave her. She strongly feels that she's the type of girl that deserves respect and taken seriously as evident in the line("but i believe i'm worth coming home to"). This is such a very nice song that almost every girl can relate to, especially if you came from a tragic relationship with a man you loved so much.
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