That big wheel



Jim M petenotped at hotmail.com
Sat Jul 17 07:36:34 CDT 2004


----- Original Message ----- From: "L. Bird"

> >I always thought it was just time passing.
>
> See below:
>
> 1) The flat wheel of the solar system spinning (same as time passing?)
>
> 2) The universe spinning (this seems to be a common interpretation)

I think you're attributing too much significance to this lyric because of
Pete's prior songwriting depth.  Fact is a turning wheel or thinning hair
are just two clichéd metaphors for passing of time.  I also like the song,
but this line doesn't deserve this kind of dissection.

Jim M




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