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Indigo Girls: Ghost Meaning


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Song Released: 1992

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There's a letter on the desktop that i dug out of a drawer the last truce we ever came to from our adolescent war and i start to feel a fever from the warm air through the screen you come regular like seasons shadowing my dreams and the...


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    Jul 20th, 2011 7:36pm report

    The singer has had an intense relationship with someone who was unavailable/would not commit. They are no longer together, but the singer cannot let go of her feelings, and thinks of this person constantly. The relationship was toxic, and she knows that she should let it go, but she can't let, even if the other person no longer thinks of her.


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    Feb 26th, 2011 2:06pm report

    This song is about someone who is love with someone they can't express their feelings to. It's unrequited or somehow forbidden love. The person senses the beauty and spirit of the other, powerfully so, but is quite tormented by her inability to requite the powerfully strong love she feels.


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    Oct 31st, 2007 10:52pm report

    I'm pretty sure this song is about somebody being in love with somebody else's ghost.

    At least that's how I interpreted the lyrics.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway

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