I'm Safe and Sound

Music: Roumanian Folk Dances.
By Bela Bartok.
Performed by The Advent Chamber Orchestra at the Free Music Archive
under a Creative Commons Attribution/ShareAlike license.

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I'm safe and sound
Within my sheathe
My latex sheathe
That guards against
Both life and death
A latex wall
Between us - us?
There is no us
Just you and me
Or lots of you's
And just one me
But if it breaks
I know I'm screwed
I might get sick
Or be a dad
Either of which
Would be a bummer
But love needs trust
And I trust it
My latex sheathe
My rubber wall
To keep me safe
From life and death
Behind which I
Can be in you




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