Naked as We Came song meanings. She lies smiling meaning she accepts the inevitable end of the relationship and smiles a happy reflection of what was between them, which now "sleeps". The image of the couple being awake and talking about their iminant death while their children sleep gives the impression that the elders in the world, those who have gained a respect for the motion of life, still attempt to ignore the painful truth that the knowledge brings and just lay smiling even though the children might be very young or old, children gives that "naive person" impression Login with Facebook Error: Add your thoughts 78 Comments. Our Endless Numbered Days. There was an error.
Autumn symbolizing the end of life or in this case the life of the relationship.
"Naked As We Came" lyrics
I think of children as a metaphor for their relationship, especially that which was good. Lyrics powered by LyricFind. We are born with nothing and we die with nothing and both agree not to be buried but cremated. One of us will move on and one of us will lament what's been lost. And of course, the overall picture, dieing inside the arms of the other is quite a nice touch to the message that you can find solace in love and dedication. He doesn't want to accept this, hence he keeps stealing, breathing her. For me the key to interpretation is in the beginning