Alanis Morisette - Flinch
   

by Michelle on (7-8-2002)


What's it been over a decade?
It still smarts like it was four minutes ago
We only influenced each other totally
We only bruised each other even more so

What are you my blood?
You touch me like you are my blood What are you my dad?
You affect me like you are my dad How long can a girl be shackled to you How long before my dignity is reclaimed How long can a girl stay haunted by you Soon I'll grow up and
I won't even flinch at your name Soon I'll grow up and
I won't even flinch at your name Where've you been?
I heard you moved to my city My brother saw you somewhere downtown I'd be paralyzed if I ran into you My tongue would seize up
if we were to meet again What are you my god?
You touch me like you are my god What are you my twin?
You affect me like you are my twin How long can a girl be tortured by you? How long before my dignity is reclaimed And how long can a girl be haunted by you Soon I'll grow up and
I won't even flinch at your name Soon I'll grow up and
I won't even flinch at your name So here I am one room away
from where I know you're standing A well-intentioned man told me
you just walked in This man knows not of how
this information has affected me But he knows the colour of the car
I just drove away in What are you my kin?
You touch me like you are my kin What are you my air?
You affect me like you are my air

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