Ani DiFranco - Fierce Flawless Lyrics

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she was cuffed to the truth like the truth was a chair
bright interrogation light in her eyes
her conscience lit a cigarette and just stood there
waiting for her to crack
waiting for her to cry
his face scampered through her mind
like a roach across a wall
it made her heart soar
it made her skin crawl
they said, we got this confession we just need for you to sign
why don't you just cooperate and make this easier on us all

there was light and then there was darkness
but there was no line in between
and asking her heart for guidance
was like pleading with a machine
'cause joy, it has its own justice
and dreams are languid and lawless
and everything bows to beauty
when it is fierce
and when it is flawless

on the table were two ziploc baggies
containing her eyes and her smile
they said, we're keeping these as evidence
'til this thing goes to trial
meanwhile anguish was fingering solace
in another room down the hall
both were love's accomplices
but solace took the fall

now look at her book of days
it's the same on every page
and she's got a little tin cup with her heart in it
to bang along the bars of her rib cage
bang along the bars of her rib cage

Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Ain't That the Way
  • 2 O.K.
  • 3 Garden of Simple
  • 4 Tamburitza Lingua
  • 5 Marrow
  • 6 Heartbreak Even
  • 7 Harvest
  • 8 Kazoointoit
  • 9 Whatall Is Nice
  • 10 What How When Where (Why Who)
  • 11 Fierce Flawless
  • 12 Rock Paper Scissors
  • 13 Beautiful Night
    CD 2
  • 1 Your Next Bold Move
  • 2 This Box Contains...
  • 3 Reckoning
  • 4 So What
  • 5 Prison Prism
  • 6 Imagine That
  • 7 Flood Waters
  • 8 Grey
  • 9 Subdivision
  • 10 Old Old Song
  • 11 Sick of Me
  • 12 Don't Nobody Know
  • 13 School Night
  • 14 That Was My Love
  • 15 Revelling
  • 16 In Here