Table for 4

17 Jul

I’m not entirely sure how Alanis Morissette can see into my soul and write lyrics that parallel my life so perfectly, but she can. It must be a secret power of hers.  If only I could get her to come to dinner with me, Dr. Phil, and Paula Deen–I think I would really learn alot about myself and life in general.

Anyway, I’ll share lyrics to an AM song that was certainly written about me. I’m putting this out there in the general direction of all my loved ones who put up with me on a regular basis, but especially my husband.

My apologies for the curse word, but it’s true so I’m not taking it out.

“Everything”

“I can be an asshole of the grandest kind
I can withhold like it’s going out of style
I can be the moodiest baby and you’ve never met anyone
Who is as negative as I am sometimes

I am the wisest woman you’ve ever met.
I am the kindest soul with whom you’ve connected.
I have the bravest heart that you’ve ever seen
And you’ve never met anyone
Who’s as positive as I am sometimes.

You see everything, you see every part
You see all my light and you love my dark
You dig everything of which I’m ashamed
There’s not anything to which you can’t relate
And you’re still here

I blame everyone else, not my own partaking
My passive-aggressiveness can be devastating
I’m terrified and mistrusting
And you’ve never met anyone as,
As closed down as I am sometimes.

You see everything, you see every part
You see all my light and you love my dark
You dig everything of which I’m ashamed
There’s not anything to which you can’t relate
And you’re still here

What I resist, persists, and speaks louder than I know
What I resist, you love, no matter how low or high I go

I’m the funniest woman that you’ve ever known
I’m the dullest woman that you’ve ever known
I’m the most gorgeous woman that you’ve ever known
And you’ve never met anyone
Who is as everything as I am sometimes”

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