Cherry Wine

  • Her eyes and words are so icy
    Oh but she burns
    Like rum on the fire
    Hot and fast and angry as she can be
    I walk my days on a wire.

    It looks ugly, but it's clean,
    Oh momma, don't fuss over me.

    The way she tells me I'm hers and she is mine
    Open hand or closed fist would be fine
    The blood is rare and sweet as cherry wine.

    Calls of guilty thrown at me
    All while she stains
    The sheets of some other
    Thrown at me so powerfully
    Just like she throws with the arm of her brother.

    But I want it
    It's a crime
    That she's not around most of the time.

    The way she shows me I'm hers and she is mine
    Open hand or closed fist would be fine
    Blood is rare and sweet as cherry wine.

    Her fight and fury is fiery
    Oh but she loves
    Like sleep to the freezing
    Sweet and right and merciful
    I'm all but washed
    In the tide of her breathing.

    And it's worth it, it's divine
    I have this some of the time.

    The way she shows me I'm hers and she is mine
    Open hand or closed fist would be fine
    The blood is rare and sweet as cherry wine.Writer/s: ANDREW HOZIER BYRNE
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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