I Love the Song "Puff the Magic Dragon"

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    Me And Puff

    This was the first song i ever learnt all the words to,my dad taught me when i was small except i'd sing Autumness instead of Autunm mist for a while...well i was only 3 lol ...
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    5 Responses Dec 28, 2011

    My Story.

    Several years ago my nephew wanted me to tell him a bedtime story. So I told him the story behind my favorite song, Puff the Magic Dragon. When I got to the end my nephew was crying so hard I had to make up another chapter of the story so it would have a happy ending. I know...
    krool1969 krool1969
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Apr 23, 2012

    It Introduced Me To The World Of Folk Music

    Opening my mind in many ways. I mean, I knew who Bob Dylan was, but though Puff the Magic Dragon and Peter, Paul and Mary, Dylan suddenly became relevant to me. As did folk singers like Woody Guthrie, Phil Ochs, and Jim Van Ronk. It was a brand new world (the times were...
    rickie53 rickie53
    46-50, M
    Oct 31, 2012

    Lived By the Sea, and Frolicked In the Autumn Mist...

     Oh yes, I loved this song as a kid. No clue why. I think I just thought Puff was frickin' cute. It always made me really sad when Jackie Paper abandoned Puff. When my sister said it was about drugs years ago, I actually cried! I was a special child, evidently.  ...
    Jenniedvm Jenniedvm
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 5, 2009

    I'm Still a Kid At Heart...

    Between 2002 and 2004 I was a nanny for a couple of young kids... Young enough that this kind of music was fascinating to them. I hadn't heard "Puff" in quite a while, and I was at a point in my life where I felt my 'childhood' was being stolen from me, and yet I was...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude
    1 Response Mar 25, 2008

    Nurturing My Inner Child..

    There is nothing I love more,than seeing life through the eyes of the child I once was.I love reading children's books,singing " Puff the Magic Dragon" and playing with lego. People may say I'm escaping reality,I'm a space cadet,and that its "All Pie in the Sky" but I don't care...
    eklectikceliac eklectikceliac
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 23, 2011

    But I Can't Sing It

    I can't sing it because I can't make it through without starting to cry. The part about the kid growing up. Dragons live forever, but no so little boys. Makes me think of me and my cats. Me as the dragon with the longer life span always having to say goodbye to the best...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat
    41-45, F
    Oct 24, 2012
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