And her mother lies there sick with cancer, and her friends don’t understand her
The first time I heard this song was right after my mother was diagnosed with lymphoma. I had to pull over the car I was sobbing so badly and had to explain to a cop that pulled over to check on me what was wrong. He ended up being really nice and called my dad to come get me. He waited with me while my dad got a family friend to give him a ride so he could drive my car home for me. I never told my mom about it, either.
The Christmas Shoes song was just as bad.
theres no time for us, theres no place for us.
What is this thing that builds our dreams, yet slips from us?
Who wants to live forever
“Leaves from the vine” as it is the first line sang by Uncle Iroh in Avatar the last airbender. And from that line you know the next couple minutes are going to be depressing.
“I’m a Barbie girl, in a Barbie world”
This line really captures the essence of the dark hole of consumerism and materialism that our world lives in. Where we value fake-ness, in order to feel good.
But we’ll get together then, dad