Body Memory

Album: Utopia (2017)
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  • First snow of Winter
    I'm walking hills and valleys
    Adore this mystical fog!
    This fucking mist!
    These cliffs are just showing off

    Then the body memory kicks in
    I mime my whole mountains
    The moss that I'm made of
    I redeem myself

    I've been wrestling my fate
    Do I accept this ending?
    Will I accept my death?
    Or struggle claustrophobic?
    Fought like a wolverine
    With my destiny
    Refuse to accept what was meant to be

    Then the body memory kicks in, and I trust the unknown
    Unfathomable imagination
    Surrender to future

    Oh, how to capture all this love
    And find a pathway for it
    Like threading an ocean through a needle
    Ribbon through a keyhole
    Can't fathom the grasp
    I can't grasp the fathom

    Then the body memory kicks in
    My limbs and tongue take over
    Like the ancestors before me
    Show me the flow

    My sexual DNA
    X-rays of my Kama Sutras
    Summons different bodies
    Compares spines and buttocks
    And back of necks

    Then my body memory kicks in
    It simply takes over
    I redeem my body

    I wasn't born urban
    Toxic doesn't agree with me
    A love lured me here
    Into a stagnant state
    My myths, my customs, ridiculed
    Vacuum-packed molecules

    Then my body memory kicks in
    On this Brooklyn dance floor
    Sweating with these rhythms
    Rotate this matrix

    I'm trapped in legal harness
    Kafka-esque, farce like patriarchy
    Avoid it to confront it

    Then the body memory kicks in
    My warrior awakens
    My turn to defend
    Urban didn't tame me

    Then my body memory kicks in
    Bosoms and embraces
    Oral, anal entrances
    Enjoy the satisfaction
    If the other is growing Writer/s: Björk Guðmundsdóttir
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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