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Tom Waits: Martha Meaning


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Martha Lyrics

Operator, number, please:
it's been so many years
Will she remember my old voice
while I fight the tears?
Hello, hello there, is this Martha?
this is old Tom Frost,
And I am calling long distance,
don't worry 'bout the cost.
'Cause it's...


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    Oct 28th, 2006 10:20pm report

    Lyrics are easy to interpret, I just like the song. Its a song reflecting on lost love and how time changes people and how the paths of lovers split and mostly never cross again. Also this song conveys the innocence of yound love, and how careless it is, and at that age how feelings can be created that will last a lifetime.

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