Erika Poling

Erika is very introspective and poetic; while still maintaining a pragmatic approach in her writing. Her lyrics are not forced and she includes words that encapsulate vivid images and rhythms.


#49 Suchergebnisse

Alien vibes and planets collide.
Tonight's depression at its worst. Tonight's creativity at its best.
We all fall for lies. Words can be deceptive. Promises are often broken.
Personifying the monarch as comparable to a love interest allows the lyrics to create colorful images of smilies and metaphors. This species lives approximately nine months, which is how long the relationship lasted. Pure poetry to a woman who reminded the writer of a blue and brown butterfly she sighted in her garden. The idea was influenced by a summer experience on a humid day in July.
Two people who come off to the world as heartless, secretly understand each other's needs. Not getting attached or surrendering to one's feelings is a common attitude found in today's hook-up culture. But, many people have stronger emotions brooding beneath the surface they often fear to express. The lyrics mention two people who love each other, but prefer to keep their "private" life... well private. Hooking up turns into making love, and secretly we all desire affection.