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This is one of those songs that's about relationships to people and substances and also movies.
(have you seen the Alien anthology with Sigourney Weaver? If not, my references may seem more absurd than they are!)
Lyrics to Ribcage:
I will fall back into you
The coziest addiction I ever knew
Chase feeling all the way to the moon
sweet like maple syrup to my soul
All you ever did was hurt me
and all I ever really did was forget.
Inhale, exhale, and it all comes back.
Few breaths of fresh air and I forget.
My words they get rusty,
I have to loosen them up.
Even though all you ever said was “shut up”
you had a way of bottling me up
So I always came out toothy and strong
Breaking my ribcage like an alien.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder
Absence helps me grow stronger
Space between thoughts of you might eat me alive
the fire is hot
but I still want to take the dive.
Let me ride this wave till I remember the truth.
Let me set my eyes fierce on the moon.
Sweet like maple syrup to my soul
Let me pretend that there's hope of being