This is a fan interpretation of the Hazards of Love story line. It is in no way connected to any interpretation from a member of The Decemberists.
The Hazards of Love 1 (The Prettiest Whistles Won’t Wrestle the Thistles Undone)
This song sets up the entire story. We learn right away that a young lady – who we will later love as our heroine Margaret – goes horseriding out past the fields, far from home. She crosses into the forest, as… read more