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Prince Poetic Prose in Purple

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Prince has wonderful lyrical pieces almost spoken word throught his song, sometimes like poems within a song, sometimes, pieces that give you a deeper understanding of the song, his vision or heart. I love to pull these out and read them seperate from the song.

Don't say that no man has ever tasted your ice cream
Baby, U're the purple star of the night supreme
U'll always be a virgin
4 no man deserves your love
I only pray that when U dream
I'm the one U dream of
I pray that when U dream
U dream of how we kiss
Not with our lips, but with our souls
Stop me if I bore U
Why is it that I think we'd be so good in bed?
Can U hear me?
Why do I love U so much?
It's so strange, I'm more comfortable around U when I'm naked
Can U hear me?
I wonder if U have any mercy, don't torture me

Stop the music, baby

When it comes 2 U, I'm automatic, baby
There's no one else like me
I'm the best U'll ever find
No one else could understand U
U're 2 complex
They say nothing's perfect
But they don't know U
It's automatic 2
Can U hear me?

Honey, I'm so addicted 2 your pleasure
I'm addicted 2 your pain
It's automatic
Automatically insane
Undress me

Fasten your seat belts
Prepare 4 takeoff

I can dream of how U kissed me
Not with your lips, but with your soul
With U I'm never bored
Talk 2 me some more
I can hear U
I'm going 2 have 2 torture U now

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the m
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Reply #1 posted 06/04/19 11:43am

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Welcome, this is where I live
This is where I dream my dreams
Tonight we'll make love until the world stops turning
You're small but very strong
You move like a cat: quickly but gentle
So insane
He caressed her in her eyes and licked her abdomen
She shivered with delight
Over and over she nibbled his ear
You'd think it was wrong to have so much fun
He held her tightly until it almost hurt
But his hips, they moved so slowly
She wanted to stop breathing
You can feel every curve of her womanhood
You can see every thought in his brain
A submarine slowly moves through the virgin sea
Oh so slowly
She wants to stop breathing
You... you can feel every curve

Lisa, I'm gonna give you the brush and you're gonna paint the side of the train

She squeezes tighter as the submarine goes deeper in depth
Into the unnavigated territory
A smile, ever so slight, appears on his face as she starts to cry
Until they come, together, slowly
They wish for somethin', as if they could see a parallel future in the sea
They do not speak
They only stare out the moment in time

Marry me today and tonight we'll make love until the world stops turning
(I'm dreaming of a world)
(Wherein there shines the sun)
(Wherein there lay the stars)
(Wherein there lie the stones)
Gentle, but quickly

and true love lives on lollipops and crisps
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Reply #2 posted 06/04/19 11:45am

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Listen, for you naked I would dance a ballet
Would that get you off?
Tell me what will
If I was your girlfriend, would you tell me?
Would you let me see you naked then?
Would you let me give you a bath?
Would you let me tickle you so hard you'd laugh and laugh
And would you, would you let me kiss you there
You know, down there where it counts
I'll do it so good, I swear I'll drink every ounce
And then I'll hold you tight and hold you long
And together we'll stare into silence
And we'll try to imagine what it looks like
Yeah, we'll try to imagine what, what silence looks like
Yeah, we'll, we'll try to imagine what silence looks like
Yeah, we'll try...
and true love lives on lollipops and crisps
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Reply #3 posted 06/04/19 11:48am

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Welcome, this is where I live
This is where I dream my dreams
Tonight we'll make love until the world stops turning
You're small but very strong
You move like a cat: quickly but gentle
So insane
He caressed her in her eyes and licked her abdomen
She shivered with delight
Over and over she nibbled his ear
You'd think it was wrong to have so much fun
He held her tightly until it almost hurt
But his hips, they moved so slowly
She wanted to stop breathing
You can feel every curve of her womanhood
You can see every thought in his brain
A submarine slowly moves through the virgin sea
Oh so slowly
She wants to stop breathing
You... you can feel every curve

Lisa, I'm gonna give you the brush and you're gonna paint the side of the train

She squeezes tighter as the submarine goes deeper in depth
Into the unnavigated territory
A smile, ever so slight, appears on his face as she starts to cry
Until they come, together, slowly
They wish for somethin', as if they could see a parallel future in the sea
They do not speak
They only stare out the moment in time

Marry me today and tonight we'll make love until the world stops turning
(I'm dreaming of a world)
(Wherein there shines the sun)
(Wherein there lay the stars)
(Wherein there lie the stones)
Gentle, but quickly

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#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the m
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Reply #4 posted 06/04/19 11:50am

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LOL IstenSzek LOL

Great minds. I was posting at the same time LOL

We'll keep both. 4 the in sync vibes

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the m
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Reply #5 posted 06/04/19 11:52am

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OldFriends4Sale said:

LOL IstenSzek LOL

Great minds. I was posting at the same time LOL

We'll keep both. 4 the in sync vibes


keep them both, yes nod i'm sure it's the one example that comes to a lot of people's minds first
when reading the subject of this thread. nod


and true love lives on lollipops and crisps
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Reply #6 posted 06/04/19 12:18pm

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Cross the Line

Go 2 School
Get a Job
U can rule
while I'm tending

the garden

I would tend your flowers

How general would it B

by works we speak
funk me

Would taste so beautiful
and smell so sweet

I'll lick your body

from your head 2 your feet

say the sings I want 2 hear
U can be my dame
I'll B your sheik
And your legs

your lover,

your slave the way U B

The reason U keep him

your tongue

your kind

U love it

Suck your man

2 understand

I love U
Cause God gave U 2 me

so 4 ever I will B

your fantasy

I know U R there

Can U feel me?

Cross the Line

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the m
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Reply #7 posted 06/04/19 12:34pm

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Caress the flower
Warm, warm
Bring it 2 the garden
The garden?
Be poetic
Tell me what it feels like
A sea of electricity?
Now that's wonderful
Talk 2 U? Talk 2 U?
What do U wanna hear?
If I was anything else I'd be the water in your bath, darling

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the m
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I haven't lost my desire
I wouldn't beg U
Instead of playin' deduction of what 2 do
They called me rude often
When I called their hand
They judged me and told me that we're through
"Why can't U be like the others?"
I cried out over and again
"Why can't U learn 2 play by the rules?"
But maybe at last it's the end
Because I am not like others
I'm unique in the respect I'm not U
I know in my heart I would try 2 love U
I wouldn't try 2 hurt U despite all the ways U try 2 hurt me
U call me a fraud, an uncaring wretch
But I'm an artist and my only aim is 2 please
Between U and yours, myself and mine
Isn't life cruel enough without cruel words, cruel words?
U see, words are like shoes
They're just something 2 stand on
I wish U could be in my shoes
But they're probably so high, U'd fall off and die
4 U words are definitely not shoes
They're weapons and tools of destruction
And your time is boring unless U're putting something down
What would life be if we believed what we read
And a smile is just hiding a frown?
Come now, isn't life a little better with a pair of good shoes?

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#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the m
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Reply #9 posted 06/04/19 1:31pm

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most all of the songs with such a part in them are very, very special smile

and true love lives on lollipops and crisps
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Reply #10 posted 06/04/19 4:35pm

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IstenSzek said:

most all of the songs with such a part in them are very, very special smile

I agree, and there are so many more


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I would like to hear from people who feel the 1990s - npg years had better songs would produce some references like these

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the m
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Reply #11 posted 06/04/19 4:57pm

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OldFriends4Sale said:

IstenSzek said:

most all of the songs with such a part in them are very, very special smile

I agree, and there are so many more


.

I would like to hear from people who feel the 1990s - npg years had better songs would produce some references like these


i'm sure there must be examples (and i'm a huge fan of his 90s and later output) but i really
can't think of any prime ones right now lol

when i stretch my mind, all i keep hearing is the verses from "dreamin about u" but those
are just that, the songs verses and not this free flowing, almost off the cuff, incredibly hued
and atmospheric flow of free verse that he peppered some of his 80s songs with.



and true love lives on lollipops and crisps
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IstenSzek said:

OldFriends4Sale said:

I agree, and there are so many more


.

I would like to hear from people who feel the 1990s - npg years had better songs would produce some references like these


i'm sure there must be examples (and i'm a huge fan of his 90s and later output) but i really
can't think of any prime ones right now lol

when i stretch my mind, all i keep hearing is the verses from "dreamin about u" but those
are just that, the songs verses and not this free flowing, almost off the cuff, incredibly hued
and atmospheric flow of free verse that he peppered some of his 80s songs with.



peppered ? lol he seasoned and marinated them lol

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the m
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He didn't like living home alone
The house where he lived had many hallways
It was a long walk to his bedroom
Because to him each hallway represented an emotion
Every one vastly different from the next
One day while she was with him he decided to name each one of them
She was at his side, one hand on his thigh
No, wait
She was sort of half a step behind him
Yeah
The grip on his thigh intensified as they walked slowly through the corridor
He named the hallway "Lust"
And as they passed thru the next one
He named it "Fear"
The grip she now loosened so he walked faster
Her hands now trembling
She let drop to her side as he wrote the word "Insecurity"
He looked in her eyes and smiled a demon smile
And quickly walked on to the next
Corridor after corridor he named almost all when suddenly
He stopped
He picked up the word "Hate"
She was gone
So he picked up the last one
"Pain"

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#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the m
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Reply #14 posted 06/05/19 11:04am

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Whatever you heard about me is true
I change the rules and do what I wanna do
I'm in love with God, he's the only way
'Cuz you and I know we gotta die some day
If you think I'm crazy, you're probably right
But I'm gonna have fun every motherfuckin' night
If you like to fight, you're a double-drag fool
I'm goin' to another life, how 'bout you

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the m
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Reply #15 posted 06/08/19 5:02am

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If I don't think about the fact that she left me
If I don't see the pearls fall from the sky
If I don't hear the accusations of blasphemy
If I don't feel the tears in my eyes
This is the best day of my life
You say you'll call me and then and then you don't
I'll want to kiss you and then I won't
We both do nothing and call it love
Is this love?
Is this love?
This morning I wanted a cup of coffee
But I didn't have any cream
Last night I wanted some inspiration
But I didn't have any dreams
Coupled with the fact that you belong to another
Whose name is self-righteousness
So evil girl, if one of us has a date
With the undertaker, which one will it be?
You can cry forever, but you'll get no sympathy
This is the best day of my life
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Reply #16 posted 06/08/19 5:09am

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IstenSzek said:

Welcome, this is where I live
This is where I dream my dreams
Tonight we'll make love until the world stops turning
You're small but very strong
You move like a cat: quickly but gentle
So insane
He caressed her in her eyes and licked her abdomen
She shivered with delight
Over and over she nibbled his ear
You'd think it was wrong to have so much fun
He held her tightly until it almost hurt
But his hips, they moved so slowly
She wanted to stop breathing
You can feel every curve of her womanhood
You can see every thought in his brain
A submarine slowly moves through the virgin sea
Oh so slowly
She wants to stop breathing
You... you can feel every curve

Lisa, I'm gonna give you the brush and you're gonna paint the side of the train

She squeezes tighter as the submarine goes deeper in depth
Into the unnavigated territory
A smile, ever so slight, appears on his face as she starts to cry
Until they come, together, slowly
They wish for somethin', as if they could see a parallel future in the sea
They do not speak
They only stare out the moment in time

Marry me today and tonight we'll make love until the world stops turning
(I'm dreaming of a world)
(Wherein there shines the sun)
(Wherein there lay the stars)
(Wherein there lie the stones)
Gentle, but quickly


This one’s my favorite. I think he masked it with the double speed because it was such a specific, detailed and real experience. So great!!
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Reply #17 posted 06/08/19 5:11am

violetcrush

Okay, let me say this quick, before I start to cry
You're the only one that I gave it to, the one I fantasized for
And time away from you has taught me
What I should have known
That this hole I'm trying to fill with another, yeah, it's grown
And I got your package
But when I tried to write back I bailed
See, trying to express the future, sometimes language fails
And over this time I've learned
My life force is increased by knowing you
Every door that closes, another one opens
Strange but true
Strange but true
*
Not quite as poetic, but I think very poignant and personal.
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Reply #18 posted 06/08/19 5:16am

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violetcrush said:

Okay, let me say this quick, before I start to cry
You're the only one that I gave it to, the one I fantasized for
And time away from you has taught me
What I should have known
That this hole I'm trying to fill with another, yeah, it's grown
And I got your package
But when I tried to write back I bailed
See, trying to express the future, sometimes language fails
And over this time I've learned
My life force is increased by knowing you
Every door that closes, another one opens
Strange but true
Strange but true
*
Not quite as poetic, but I think very poignant and personal.


Well...it’s not spoken word within a song, but it is spoken word smile
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Reply #19 posted 06/08/19 5:27am

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Poetic? I don’t think that word means what you think it does.
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Reply #20 posted 06/08/19 7:11am

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Poetic? I don’t think that word means what you think it does.

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po·et·ic
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adjective
relating to or used in poetry.
"the muse is a poetic convention"
synonyms: in verse, verse, metrical, rhythmical; More
written in verse rather than prose.
"a poetic drama"
having an imaginative or sensitively emotional style of expression.
"the orchestral playing was colorful and poetic"
synonyms: expressive, figurative, symbolic, flowery, moving, aesthetic, artistic, tasteful, graceful, elegant, elevated, fine, beautiful; More
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I am nothing without your touch my love

I am nothing without your kiss

2 spend each night

in your arms, my flower

Is this man's idea of bliss

2 not hear your voice each day

Is 2 die 7 times by God's wrath

If I was anything other than human

I'd be the water in your bath

Till then, my love, ciao

* not from a song... that we know of, but applies

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the m
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I am nothing without your touch my love


I am nothing without your kiss


2 spend each night


in your arms, my flower


Is this man's idea of bliss


2 not hear your voice each day


Is 2 die 7 times by God's wrath


If I was anything other than human


I'd be the water in your bath


Till then, my love, ciao






* not from a song... that we know of, but applies





That last line “if I was anything else I’d be the water in your bath” he would say while playing live, but I can’t remember during which song.
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If I don't think about the fact that she left me If I don't see the pearls fall from the sky If I don't hear the accusations of blasphemy If I don't feel the tears in my eyes This is the best day of my life You say you'll call me and then and then you don't I'll want to kiss you and then I won't We both do nothing and call it love Is this love? Is this love? This morning I wanted a cup of coffee But I didn't have any cream Last night I wanted some inspiration But I didn't have any dreams Coupled with the fact that you belong to another Whose name is self-righteousness So evil girl, if one of us has a date With the undertaker, which one will it be? You can cry forever, but you'll get no sympathy This is the best day of my life

what song is this?? boxed

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the m
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Reply #24 posted 06/11/19 3:31pm

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violetcrush said:


If I don't think about the fact that she left me If I don't see the pearls fall from the sky If I don't hear the accusations of blasphemy If I don't feel the tears in my eyes This is the best day of my life You say you'll call me and then and then you don't I'll want to kiss you and then I won't We both do nothing and call it love Is this love? Is this love? This morning I wanted a cup of coffee But I didn't have any cream Last night I wanted some inspiration But I didn't have any dreams Coupled with the fact that you belong to another Whose name is self-righteousness So evil girl, if one of us has a date With the undertaker, which one will it be? You can cry forever, but you'll get no sympathy This is the best day of my life



what song is this?? boxed


3 Chains O’ Gold
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violetcrush said:

OldFriends4Sale said:



I am nothing without your touch my love

I am nothing without your kiss

2 spend each night

in your arms, my flower

Is this man's idea of bliss

2 not hear your voice each day

Is 2 die 7 times by God's wrath

If I was anything other than human

I'd be the water in your bath

Till then, my love, ciao

* not from a song... that we know of, but applies

That last line “if I was anything else I’d be the water in your bath” he would say while playing live, but I can’t remember during which song.

I believe he said it on the 1999 tour, Purple Rain tour and Parade tour

and I believe it is in the Purple Rain inner sleave piece... I'll post it in a bit

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the m
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