We speak in the store
I'm a sensitive bore
and you're markedly more
and I'm oozing surprise

But it's late in the day
and you're well on your way
what was golden went gray
and I'm suddenly shy

And all the gathering floozies
afford to be choosy
and all sneezing darkly
in the dimming divide

I have read the right books
to interpret your looks
you were knocking me down
with the palm of your eye

This is unlike the story
it was written to be
you were riding its back
when it used to ride me

We were galloping manic
to the mouth of the source
we were swallowing panic
in the face of its force

and I am blue
I am blue and unwell,
make me bolt like a horse.

Now it's done.
Watch it go.
You've changed some.
Water running from the snow.

Am I so dear?
Do I run rare?
And you've changed some:
peach, plum, pear.



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Peach Plum Pear (Joanna Newsom cover) song meanings
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    General Commenti love this cover. i like a lot of joanna's songs, and i think her songwriting is great but i still can't get used to her voice (no offense to anyone, i just can't get used to it). so basically i like this cover a lot and i think there's some evolution that happens to the person after relations between her and someone else didn't work out. at least that's what i think.
    jadedgypsyon November 30, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti agree with
    peaceboneon October 31, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti agree with
    peaceboneon October 31, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWhile I do agree that Joanna's voice takes some getting used to... it is beautiful nonetheless.

    This cover is wonderful just the same. When I first heard it, I was like, shit, two worlds just collided and it sounds amazing!!!
    Dan54321on January 24, 2008   Link
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    General CommentBOLT LIKE A HORSE
    ACFilmson December 06, 2008   Link

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