(I grew up in Sierra Leone)
And her pink skies will keep me warm
Sierra Leone is a country in Africa that relies on mining diamonds. It is infamous for a civil war that left around a hundred thousand dead
The country is also know for its pink sky sunset as seen here.
Pink skies is a metaphor for his girlfriend’s nether regions…if he has nothing else in his life. (He says his home is Sierra Leone — war torn, chaotic but still home)…in all of the difficulty being a young man in this world, you can take solace in the one you love…and in making love.
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