Polly wants a cracker
Think I should get off her first
Think she wants some water
To put out the blow torch

Isn't me
Have a seed
Let me clip
Your dirty wings
Let me take a ride
Cut yourself
Want some help
Please myself
Got some rope
Have been told
Promise you
Have been true
Let me take a ride
Cut yourself
Want some help
Please myself

Polly wants a cracker
Maybe she would like some food
She asks me to untie her
Chase would be nice for a few

Isn't me
Have a seed
Let me clip
Your dirty wings
Let me take a ride
Cut yourself
Want some help
Please myself
Got some rope
Have been told
Promise you
Have been true
Let me take a ride
Cut yourself
Want some help
Please myself

Polly said
Polly says her back hurts
She's just as bored as me
She caught me off my guard
Amazes me the will of instinct

Isn't me
Have a seed
Let me clip
Your dirty wings
Let me take a ride
Cut yourself
Want some help
Please myself
Got some rope
Have been told
Promise you
Have been true
Let me take a ride
Cut yourself
Want some help
Please myself


Lyrics submitted by mojo risin

"Polly" as written by Kurt Cobain

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Polly (Early Cracker) song meanings
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    General CommentMUSH! MUSH! MUSH! MMMMUUUUUUUSSSHHHHHH!
    MUSH! MUSH! MUSH!on March 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is actually based on a true story as Krist Novoselic says so in "Classic Albums: Nevermind" Kurt was reading an article in a newspaper about a girl that got kidnappedand held hostage for weeks but she tricked the guy and escaped. Kurt was so mindblown by this girls story that he decided to write a song about it.
    callum69on October 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentUgh, this song IS about a true story, and yes, it is also an anti-rape song.
    And Courtney didn't kill him or influence him to do so.
    Kurt was suicidal ever since his parents' divorce when he was 7 (or 9? I can't remember). Regardless, he suffered all of his life, most of which was before he even met Courtney. He loved her, and disrespecting his wife is dishonoring him.
    lixie13on January 03, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is about a young girl named Polly getting abducted from a concert and brutally tortured and raped.
    Anorexorcist__xon September 14, 2005   Link
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    General CommentPolly is one of the greatests songs that I ever heard. Lyrics, music, everything is great. Electric version is better then acoustic.

    KURT DONALD COBAIN R.I.P.

    Polly says
    Polly says her back hurts
    She's just as bored as me
    She caught me off my guard
    It amazes me, the will of instinct
    mojo risinon September 16, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI dont think her name was polly. The rest of the story is true
    nirvanafan700on December 20, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentALL OF YOU! SHUT UP! MUSH!
    MUSH! MUSH! MUSH!on March 04, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe Song wasnt written about a true story. The song was supposedly an Anti-rape song, kinda sarcastic i guess. Atleast, thats what iv heard. I think its true, although kurt wrote alot about what was going on around him, he never once said that it was based on truth. R.I.P Kurt. Courtney Loves a Husband killer and a liar, SEND HER TO HELL!!!
    Green-Day-Girl13on April 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe Song wasnt written about a true story. The song was supposedly an Anti-rape song, kinda sarcastic i guess. Atleast, thats what iv heard. I think its true, although kurt wrote alot about what was going on around him, he never once said that it was based on truth. R.I.P Kurt. Courtney Loves a Husband killer and a liar, SEND HER TO HELL!!!
    Green-Day-Girl13on April 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentNo shit... Courtney Love is Kurt's COD... even if she didn't murder him (which I think she did), she was definitely the cause for his suicide...
    NirvanaLuva2on May 18, 2006   Link

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