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Fiona Apple: ShadowBoxer Meaning


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Song Released: 1996

ShadowBoxer Lyrics

Once my lover
Now my friend
What a cruel thing
To pretend
What a cunning way
To condescend
Once my lover and
Now my friend
Oh, you creep up
Like the clouds
And you set my soul at ease
Then you let
Your love abound
And you bring...

  1. anonymous
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    Aug 5th 2019 report

    It's very empty if you look at the senses, your shadow at least I mean. Think about what you can do with your shadow, or more importantly what you can't, it's has no smell, or taste nor can you hear it. You can touch it but it has no feeling when you reach out to its mirror effect. The only thing left is its ability to be seen. It's always there almost tormentting her. She is stuck with it and can't ever achieve the rest of what she needs. Just like a boxer as he trains with it no matter how fast he or she might be, it's can't be a avoided on contact

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