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Tori Amos: Silent All These Years Meaning

Song Released: 1991


Silent All These Years Lyrics

Excuse me, but can I be you for a while?
The dog won't bite if you sit real still
I've got the antichrist in the kitchen
yelling at me again
Yeah, I can hear that
Been saved again by the garbage truck
Got something to say, you know, but...

  1. anonymous
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    May 20th report

    This is a song about abuse. It is for anyone who has endured abuse. Not just domestic abuse but child abuse. Anyone who was abused as a child understands that our voice is inside but it is silenced by the cowardly adult abusers. I relate to this song because i was abused by two adult sibling sand both parents but i never lost my voice and it is powerful!


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