I am older than I once was
And younger than I'll be that's not unusual
No it isn't strange after changes upon changes we are more or less the same
After changes we are more or less the same

Simon & Garfunkel - The Boxer lyrics meaning

Meaning

The song, as originally written, included a verse that's missing from the Bridge Over Troubled Water album. The verse was replaced by a musical bridge, purely for aesthetic reasons. This verse is often sung in concert performances of the song.

Paul Simon - 1970

Paul Simon - 2010

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