Eat For Two

Album: Blind Man's Zoo (1989)
  • O, Baby blankets and baby shoes, baby slippers, baby spoons, walls of baby blue
    Dream child in my head is a nightmare born in a borrowed bed
    Now I know lightning strikes again
    It struck me once, then struck me dead
    My folly grows inside of me
    I eat for two, walk for two, breathe for two now

    Well, the egg man fell down off his shelf
    All the good king's men with all their help struggled 'til the end for a shell they couldn't mend
    You know where this will lead, to hush and rock in the nursery for the kicking one inside of me
    I eat for two, walk for two, breathe for two now

    When the boy was a boy, the girl was a girl, they found each other in a wicked world
    Strong in some respects, but she couldn't stand for the way he begged and gave in
    Pride is for men; young girls should run and hide instead
    Risk the game by taking dares with "yes"
    Eat for two, walk for two, breathe for two now

    Walk for two? I'm stumbling
    Breathe for two? I can't breathe
    Five months, how it grows
    Five months now, I begin to show Writer/s: NATALIE MERCHANT
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Steven from Jamestown NyMs. Merchant and Mr Stipe were and are friends.
  • Myla from San Diego, CaDidn't Natalie Merchant and Michael Stipe go out at one time?
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