What does Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands mean?

Bob Dylan: Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands Meaning

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Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands Lyrics

With your mercury mouth in the missionary times,
And your eyes like smoke and your prayers like rhymes,
And your silver cross, and your voice like chimes,
Oh, who among them do they think could bury you?
With your pockets well protected at...

  1. m320753
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    Feb 25th 2014 !⃝

    Sad Eyed Lady appears on the most Mystical Album Dylan has ever done. It's a love song to Sara, only because Dylan said so in the song "Sara" that he stayed up for days in the Chelsea Hotel, writing Sad Eyes Lady of the Lowlands for you. If one wished to look further into the song, the word Lowlands can be turned into LOW__NDS a play on her last name. so she knew it was about her and married him soon after.
    One could interpret each line and find a hidden meaning in each one. Having neither the time nor inclination to do so now I'll leave my comment


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