To say that you are cute,
Would be like saying a strawberry is sweet,
'Cause a strawberry has secret flavors that are sharp, and tart, and red, and deep,
And i would love to find you growing wild out by the woods,
i would make a basket with the front of my t-shirt,
and take home as many of you as I could,
And to say that you are pretty,
Would be like saying that the ocean is blue,
Cause the ocean is full of all kinds of colors,
and I see all kinds of things when I look at you,
and I want to explore you
With my tenni shoes off
Standing ankle deep in a tide pool,
with my khaki pants rolled up,
and to say that you are funny would be like saying that the night sky is black,
Cause the night sky is filled with stars and comets and planets that no one has seen yet,
And i want to look at you,
Lying down on my front lawn,
I'll try to take you all in at once, but you just go on and on and on





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Strawberry song meanings
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    General CommentWhen I saw him this week, he said something along the lines of how when you're attempting to explain to someone what your boyfriend/girlfriend is like, all you can say is "Oh, she's really cute. And funny. Etc." But you think about all the amazing qualities that person has that you can't really explain.
    katherinealbinon February 29, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis is the sweetest song in the world, it makes me tear up just thinking of the girl it reminds me of. fuck this song is good
    HyperGlitteron July 12, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDoes anyone know if it's Andy Littler on guitar and who wrote the lyrics? I heard that somewhere but not sure if it's true.
    The World Owes Meon August 03, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOh lol nevermind, I mixed up names.
    The World Owes Meon August 08, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIsn't he dissing her?
    Yeah.
    It's not sweet.
    mybodyisacageon December 19, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthe's absolutely not dissing her.

    "And to say that you are pretty,
    Would be like saying that the ocean is blue,
    Cause the ocean is full of all kinds of colors,
    and I see all kinds of things when I look at you,"

    he's saying things aren't just what they seem
    like the girl he's talking about in the song is more
    than just pretty or cute.

    that's how i see it. i love this song.
    katiassassinon January 16, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmybodyisacage (PS love arcade fire)

    its not a fucking dis

    hes saying, pretty is a totaly understatment
    and whoever hes singing about is conplex and more interesting than anything everyone else taht can be defined as "pretty" or "funny"

    shes as wonderful as the earth.

    i like this song
    amy_fell_for_iton February 14, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGotcha.
    mybodyisacageon February 18, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah exactly. he's definitely not dissing her. comparing calling her pretty to the night sky being black is a complete understatement, because it's not just black. it's a lot more than that and it has a lot more to it, like the stars, etc. and she's not just pretty, there's a lot more there.
    nolifeboatson August 27, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment Aw. My ex just re-wrote this poem and gave it to me today, I almost started crying.

    and at the end he wrote, "I heard this and thought of you, I hope it's not lame. I miss you"
    Hannah080909on October 29, 2009   Link

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