H.I.M: Wings of a Butterfly Meaning
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Wings of a Butterfly Lyrics
We're standing still in time
The blood on our hands is the wine
We offer a sacrifice
Come on and show, them your love
Rip out the wings of a butterfly
For your soul, my love
Rip out the wings of a...
anonymous Jul 30th 2007 report
Jess is 100% correct. Butterfly's represent life. Ex. Larva to caterpillar, to cocoon, to Butterfly. Its representing the changes of life, and if you did actually rip the wings off a butterfly, it would be as if you are trying to evolve, and become immortal. It may not make sense to some people, but that's my interpretation.
anonymous Aug 24th 2006 report
In finnish folklore butterflies symbolize the departed souls or something. A lot of HIM's stuff is folky believe it or not
You know I was about to type a long interpretation of this song but it seems that Jessifax26 has got the same idea I do. I just have one thing to and to her's. Ville (the lead singer of HIM for those of you who don't know) wrote this song based off of an urban legend about ripping out the wings of a butterfly.
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