"Through December" as written by and Laura Veirs....
Birds were falling from the sky all leaves had turned to brown
The heartless cold froze everything and took my poor red down

Poor old red she's dead and gone her eyes
I do remember at least I have this old guitar
To get me through December through December

Her eyes were dark as winter's night both
Ssomehow young and old I loved her most
The day she died her hair was colored gold

Poor old red she's dead and gone her eyes
I do remember at least I have this old guitar
To get me through December through December

Old man winter at my door the sky heavy with snow all's cold
But my heart poor red it's hard to let you go

Poor old red she's dead and gone her eyes
I do remember at least I have this old guitar
To get me through December through December


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"Through December" as written by Laura Veirs

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    General CommentI really like this song. It speaks so clearly about loss. And mourning for your dead lover.
    I actually see it as the conclusion of the story set up by "Black Eyed Susan" in a way.
    Laura Veirs writes songs about love better than anyone I have heard
    Schwealdsondottiron April 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI don't think it's a love song.....this whole album reads off as being lost and most of all wondering.....more than a lover I would say "Red" was simply a companion who she lost and must now strive through winter on her own.
    Cyberghoston November 29, 2010   Link

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