Björk ♪ Bachelorette

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Majestic and fear imposing. Unwinds a march toward despair. It cries recursion, into a tragedy.

Bjork - Bachelorette
I'm a fountain of blood,
in the shape of a girl.
you're bird on the brim,
hypnotized by the whirl.

Drink me — make me feel real,
wet your beak in the stream.
the game we're playing is life,
love's a two way dream.

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Leave me now — return tonight,
tide will show you the way.
if you forget my name,
you will go astray,
like a killer whale trapped in a bay.

I'm a path of cinders,
burning under your feet.
you're the one who walks me,
I'm your one way street.

I'm a whisper in water,
a secret for you to hear.
you're the one who grows distant,
when I beckon you near.

I'm a tree that grows hearts,
one for each that you take.
you're the intruders hand,
I'm the branch that you break.

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Lyrics by Sjón.

Sigurjón Birgir Sigurðsson (born 27 August 1962), known as Sjón (/ˈsjoʊn/ SYOHN), is an Icelandic poet, novelist, and lyricist. His pen name (meaning “sight”) is an abbreviation of his given name (Sigurjón). Sjón frequently collaborates with the singer Björk and has performed with The Sugarcubes as Johnny Triumph. His works have been translated into 30 languages.[1]

[2017-11-28 Wikipedia Sjón]

bjork by mark ryden
drawing of Björk by Mark Ryden.

Bjork Songs

  1. Björk ♪ Bachelorette
  2. Björk ♪ Cocoon
  3. Björk ♪ Unison
  4. Björk - “Pagan Poetry”
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