Lyrics to ‘The Boxer’ by Simon And Garfunkel: Still, a man hears what he wants to hear And disregards the rest Simon And Garfunkel – The Boxer Lyrics | MetroLyrics Please click here if you are not …
Read or print original The Boxer lyrics 2018 updated! I am just a poor boy, though my story’s seldom told / I have squandered my resistance
About “The Boxer” “The Boxer” is considered one of Paul Simon ’s masterpieces, telling the story of a young boy who laments his poverty and then turning to that of a boxer.
Simon & Garfunkel – The Boxer Lyrics. I am just a poor boy though my story’s seldom told I’ve squandered my resistance For a pocketful of mumbles Such are promises All lies and j
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To me, I believe Paul was being ironic, referring to listeners who thought that the «fighter still remains» was a victory or triumph for the boxer. I believe that while the boxer (metaphor) may not leave the ring («fighter still remains»)that does not signify victory in any sense.
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In the clearing stands a boxer And a fighter by his trade And he carries the remainders Of every glove that laid him down And cut him till he cried out In his anger and his shame «I am leaving, I am leaving» But the fighter still remains Lie-la-lie . . .
The second part, where the boxer appears is much shorter. «In the clearing ..» is Simon’s take on Nick’s reaction to him. The man is a shell of himself, but «the fighter still remains» in him, as in the story where the boxer wants to fight with Nick.