No Replies Log in to reply. In any case, it’s a beautiful song. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here And I am a writer, writer of fictions I am the heart that you call home And I’ve written pages upon pages Trying to rid you from my bones. And then the pre-chours: General Comment When the song says ‘Trying to rid you from my bones’, I don’t interpret that as trying to forget a girl. They tell their jobs and seem to accept what they are.
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The Decemberists – Engine Driver Lyrics
I am a writer I am all that you have home, home And I’ve written pages upon pages Trying to rid you from my bones My bones, my bones. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log lyrlcs Login with Facebook Error: General Comment “And I’ve written pages upon pages Trying to rid you from my bones” I get chills every time.
Login with Google Error: Just as you would read a decembersits and understand some moral that was never explicitly stated, listening to a Decemberists song is in the exact same vein. General Comment I feel as if it’s about a writer trying to get over this girl.
This seems the most likely interpretation because it is consistent with the rest of the song and the next line of the verse. Finding meaning in their songs is much more of finding an emotional connection rather than some hidden nugget of truth.
The Decemberists — The Engine Driver. General Comment It’s about that girl that you want but will never get, for whatever reason. And I am a writer, writer of fictions I am the heart that you call home And I’ve written pages upon pages Trying to rid you from my bones. He keeps writing these stories and pouring himself into these different characters and no matter who he becomes he still doesn’t get the girl.
The Engine Driver Lyrics
To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: November 21, Categories: I’ll post more on that once I think about it some more. The Decemberists are certainly one of the most clever and talented bands of our time.
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General Comment When the song says ‘Trying to rid you from my bones’, I don’t interpret that as trying to forget a girl. The verse is stoic in a way; very little emotion is involved. In any case, it’s a beautiful song.
The song structure is important in this one. Log in to add a tag. If only he were beside her, what would he do.
He takes such pride in his occupation, in fact, that even his progeny will follow after. General Decembeirsts just beautiful. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Part of me is starting to think that there is only ONE charactor Each verse is dedicated to a different character in the song.
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General Comment i love this song. Comment by 30secondspoetry on September 6, 6: You are commenting using your WordPress. More The Decemberists Lyrics. Each of the professions he lists in the verses engihe various parts of being a touring musician. I kind of think the point is all the characters, the engine driver, the lineman, the moneylender, all know who they are.
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