Paul Simon: The Boy in the Bubble Meaning
The Boy in the Bubble Lyrics
It was a slow day,
And the sun was beating
On the soldiers by the side of the road,
There was a bright light,
A shattering of shop windows
The bomb in the baby carriage
Was wired to the radio,
These are the days of...
anonymous Aug 24th, 8:12pm report
Has anyone seen the boy in the plastic bubble. DUH
anonymous Sep 21st, 2018 9:36am report
I know how this kid feels.
anonymous Apr 8th, 2011 4:12am report
It's a comment of how we SEEM to have progressed...but haven't.
Lasers (technology, the new "us") in the Jungle (brutal nature, the old "us").
For all our scientific advancements, Paul says, we're not really much better off than we ever were. He seems to blame this on the fact that the powers that be (the rich and influential) will always focus on our destructive abilities and never on our creative possibilities.
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