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    Body Love, Pt. 2 (Mary Lambert)

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    • I know I am because I said am
      I know I am because I said am
      I know I am because I said am
      My body is home
      My body is home
      I know I am because I said am
      I know I am because I said am
      I know I am because I said am

      So try this
      Take your hands over your bumpy lovebody naked
      And remember the first time you touched someone
      With the sole purpose of learning all of them
      Touched them because the light was pretty on them
      And the dust in the sunlight danced the way your heart did
      Touch yourself with a purpose
      Your body is the most beautiful royal
      Fathers and uncles are not claiming your knife anymore
      Are not your razor, no
      Put the sharpness back
      Lay your hands flat and feel the surface of scarred skin

      I once touched a tree with charred limbs
      The stump was still breathing
      But the tops were just ashy remains
      I wonder what it's like to come back from that
      Sometimes I feel a forest fire erupting from my wrists
      And the smoke signals sent out are the most beautiful things
      I've ever seen
      Love your body the way your mother loved your baby feet
      And brother, arm wrapping shoulders, and remember
      This is important
      You are worth more than who you fuck
      You are worth more than a waistline
      You are worth more than any naked body could proclaim
      In the shadows, more than a man's whim
      Or your father's mistake
      You are no less valuable as a size 16, than a size 4
      You are no less valuable as a 32a than a 36c
      Your sexiness is defined by concentric circles within your wood
      Wisdom
      You are a goddamn tree stump with leaves sprouting out
      Reborn

    • Song Title Body Love, Pt. 2
    • Band Name Mary Lambert
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