The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #4719   Message #3792213
Posted By: leeneia
25-May-16 - 10:31 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Pack Up Your Sorrows (Richard Fariña)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Pack Up Your Sorrows (Richard Fariña)
"One could wonder who is singing this in the first person and how were they going to use the sorrows."

That's a question from 18 years ago.

I have two theories:

1. It refers to the poet, novelist or dramatist who listens to a person's troubles and turns them into art; or

2. Jesus.