What does Gates of Eden mean?

Bob Dylan: Gates of Eden Meaning

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Gates of Eden Lyrics

Of war and peace the truth just twists

Its curfew gull just glides

Upon four-legged forest clouds

The cowboy angel rides

With his candle lit into the sun

Though its glow is waxed in black

All except when 'neath the trees of...

  1. anonymous
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    Mar 23rd 2021 !⃝

    I take this song literally. Life on earth is rotten outside of the garden of Eden as the book of Genesis tells us. Simple.. No sin inside the gates of Eden.

  2. sydferret
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    Dec 12th 2011 !⃝

    Mankind's fall from grace.

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