What does Val Jester mean?

The National: Val Jester Meaning

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Val Jester Lyrics

Build a fire for Val Jester
Build a room for your love
Take your time when you tell her
How she lives in your blood

You should have looked after her better
You should have looked after her more
You should have locked the door

Fill her coat with...

  1. anonymous
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    Dec 29th 2011 !⃝

    I think that this song is about a man, who lives in New York, whose lover, wife, etc. is killed by somebody. The singer despairs that he never protected her enough.

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