Once upon a time in a place
Far, far away from here
Long, long ago
Where your eyes drift past distorted lies
And dreamed of a love to make you feel more alive
Be worth any compromise
A love that would always keep you surprised
And prove to be worth a fight

No more days too long
Pretty love songs you hum as you drive along
The same subtle note
And then you came in to say what your face already told
You said, You’d found her and you would make her your bride
Stand by her until you died
Your tender eyes all glistened with pride
A smile so satisfied

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    General CommentI think this song is about Maria Taylor want to to marry COnor Oberst, because he's Like so popular and sexy. and All the girls/boys want him. Plus she wants to marry him on the November 11th LOL 11:11. that's what a friend told me and i beleive it .
    SilentZephyron July 24, 2005   Link
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    General Commentyo
    fuck oberst
    shit soupon August 15, 2005   Link
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    General Commentyeah right...conor has no chance.
    decoyslikecurveon April 12, 2006   Link
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    General Commentactually he kind of does.
    i mean, considering they dated for a long time.
    i'm not sure if they still are though
    charcoalsketchon May 29, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti do believe that they are.

    and i love the vivid details in this song. it almost tells a story to the listeners. maria taylor has a wonderful voice and if anybody deserves such a beautiful and talented person, it would be conor.
    apollo IVon July 04, 2006   Link
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    General Commentprobably about orenda and todd
    dorareeveron June 01, 2007   Link
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    General Commentlmaolmaolmaolmaollmaooo the first comment that made me laugh so hard

    anyway, i really like this song, i love the piano in it. i want to know how to play it
    someslumberingon March 12, 2008   Link
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    General Commentits literally like listening to a story.
    bailee_jameson September 08, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti think it's about orenda & todd, too!

    so beautiful! i often tear up at the end!!
    heartinaslingon October 24, 2008   Link
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    General CommentYes probably for orenda & todd, especially orenda who had it rough with a broken home and a lot of heartbreak. I personally am pessimistic about marriage, I think most people are these days, but this song is beautiful... It reminds of the hope that there are people in real love who would work and fight for one another and make it work.
    XianSnakeon December 19, 2009   Link

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