I wrote this song a few years ago during a stressful time in my life, when it felt like I couldn’t manage all the demands life was putting on me: Motherhood, working, relationships. Especially relationships. I’ve been in a number of highly abusive relationships over the years, and it took me a long time to see how an abuser identifies their victim/partner in the early stages. These “red flags” were nearly invisible to me for far too long.
So…blood and stars. Stars in the sense of stars in the sky, or stardom in the world, but also the stars you might see when given a blow to the head. I found it a powerful message. I hope you do as well.