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Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea
And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah Lee,
Little Jackie paper loved that rascal puff,
And brought him strings and sealing wax and other fancy stuff. oh

Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea
And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah Lee,
Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea
And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah Lee.

Together they would travel on a boat with billowed sail
Jackie kept a lookout perched on puffs gigantic tail,
Noble kings and princes would bow whene'r they came,
Pirate ships would lower their flag when puff roared out his name. oh!

Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea
And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah Lee,
Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea
And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah Lee.

Dragons live forever but not so little boys
Painted wings and giant strings make way for other toys.
One sad night it happened, Jackie Paper came no more
And Puff that mighty dragon, he ceased his fearless roar.

His head was bent in sorrow, green scales fell like rain,
Puff no longer went to play along the cherry lane.
Without his life-long friend, puff could not be brave,
So puff that mighty dragon sadly slipped into his cave. oh!

Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea
And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah Lee,
Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea
And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah Lee.



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    Greg LohrAug 23, 2013 at 6:49 pm
    Cashel Brown I've always wondered about the real meaning of the song, as it seems as if it could go both ways. Now if the lad hadn't been named "Jackie paper," I could lean more toward the toy story side of things. The real question is, has anyone asked the person who wrote this song what was really meant? Hmmm...hello Google, wherefore art thou?
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    Cashel BrownAug 23, 2013 at 8:20 am
    How? You're just one of those people that think to themselves -ooh look Disney put the word sex here- geez it's not about getting high it's about outgrowing toys
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    UnregisteredAug 7, 2012 at 6:28 pm
    Love it, love it. I was on vacation when i heard this song again. It brought back so many good memories for me. I am a lot older now but this song brings out the little girl in me.
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    UnregisteredJul 3, 2012 at 9:52 pm
    I am 41 and i heard my 5 years old son and his classmates sang it in preschool. Watching all those kids i just cannot help thinking they will not remember this day when they grow up. But i certainly will remember my little boy singing this song. Love it!
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    UnregisteredApr 19, 2012 at 7:08 pm
    I grew up an only child and my parents worked a lot. I use to listen to this song and cry wishing puff would find me so we wouldn't be lonely together anymore.

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