June 14th, 2009

surreal

Interpreting "Gates of Eden" for fun

Ever heard Bob Dylan's song "Gates of Eden"? It's one of his songs with lyrics that seem to make no sense. Those are always fun to try to interpret. Here are the lyrics (with the verses numbered for convenience):


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This song has many possible interpretations. It could be about the actual Biblical garden of Eden, or it could be about dreams, or love, or whatever. I just thought of a new possible hypothetical interpretation...

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