"Magnolia" as written by and Tom Petty....
From a table across the room
She was signaling me with her eyes
I walked over to be introduced
I said hello, she just smiled
And said I know a place not too far from here
We could get away for awhile
Yeah, that's when she kissed me and told me her name
I never did tell her mine

Magnolia
I remember the smell of the wind through the suite
Magnolia
And I know that she's out there somewhere in the world
She's forgotten me but I remember her
Magnolia

Well her lips were as warm
As that wet southern night
Her eyes were as black as the sky
And I wondered aloud
Just what I done right
As I lay there with her by my side
T hen she took hold of my hand
As she looked up at me
And said now I must tell you good-bye
And there in the moonlight
As I watched her leave
I felt a chill down inside

Magnolia
I remember the smell of the wind through the s uite
Magnolia
And I know that she's out there somewhere in the world
She's forgotten me but I remember her
Magnolia


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"Magnolia" as written by Tom Petty

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    General Commentit sounds to me that this is about a one time fling at a bar or party, where she pulls him in, they have a good night, and she leaves him.

    he's grown feelings for her, but she goes away anyways.
    TheBlueOysterCulton September 27, 2011   Link

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