Wrap me up in always, and drag me in with maybes
The verse opens with the love interest of the narrator inviting him to tease her with promises of true love and eternal devotion.
Notice that the tone the lyrics are written with seems to portray a sense of cruel irony, thus leading the listener to question whether the characters in the song knowingly act this way (believing their idealistic attachment is true, rather than a dramatic exaggeration), or if the narrator intervenes by expressing his own opinions thru the characters' dialogue.
Billy has written various songs that touch upon the subject of young love, often with a poetic and dramatic sight.
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