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Simon & Garfunkel: April Come She Will Meaning

Song Released: 1966

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April Come She Will Lyrics

April come she will
When streams are ripe and swelled with rain;
May, she will stay,
Resting in my arms again.

June, she'll change her tune,
In restless walks she'll prowl the night;
July, she will fly
And give no warning to her...


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    Jul 14th 2010 report

    Just an allegory for the growth, life, and death of a brief love affair, expressed through the months from spring (April) to fall, and in a cold climate at that, since autumn winds are blowing chilly and cold in August.

  2. anonymous
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    Apr 16th report

    Could this be about a baseball season?
    His team is out of contention well before the end of the season. (the Mets?)

  3. anonymous
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    Apr 18th 2021 report

    Paul Simon said that he wrote this song as a companion piece specifically for the movie "The Graduate". The movie producers didn't use it but did use an unfinished version of Mrs. Robinson.

  4. anonymous
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    Sep 9th 2019 report

    He meets her in April and they fall on love, in May their love is pure and she is happy, in June she grows restless and seeks another, in July she leaves him, in August he admits to himself she is gone forever in September he reflects on the short love affair and losing her

  5. anonymous
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    Jul 22nd 2019 report

    Everything is temporarily.

  6. Cappy70
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    Apr 6th 2017 report

    I believe one of the participants nailed it - the life of a butterfly and the love of a woman. Regardless, there are no right or wrong answers for this beautifully composed song (artists that pen these kind of songs want your forever contemplation). While you are doing that, simply float away like a butterfly to the beautiful melody of this song and think about how that (she comes but once in a lifetime) woman slipped through your grasp. You're not alone though, many of us yearn for one more "forever" glance into her heavenly eyes and perhaps one more soulful embrace.

  7. anonymous
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    Nov 19th 2015 report

    I never believed August was a time of death.

  8. anonymous
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    Mar 18th 2014 report

    It's about the yearly new nature appearance of life, in the water, on land and in the air.

  9. anonymous
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    Nov 14th 2012 report

    The life of a dandelion flower. Paul should have said that in a late night show

  10. anonymous
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    Jun 1st 2012 report

    The dynamic between AG and PS is a mystery to me. Do they rehearse? Do they just walk on stage and sing these songs?

  11. anonymous
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    Jul 30th 2011 report

    A bird. Comes in the spring, leaves in the winter.

  12. anonymous
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    Mar 1st 2011 report

    Life of a butterfly, love of a woman.

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