Fact: There are few better lyricists than Neutral Milk Hotel and Jeff Mangum.
Fact: There are few better albums than "In the Aeroplane Over the Sea"
Fact: There are few better songs than "In the Aeroplane Over the Sea"
Fact: There are few better lyrics than this one:
"What a beautiful face
I have found in this place
That is circling all 'round the sun"
I love this song so much, man.
In truth, I could pick out any lyric from the whole album and it would have a warm and welcoming home in the Lyric of the Day collection. But this one portrays love in such a visual way - as good as any piece of writing of any sort that I'm familiar with, frankly.