serious messenger bag: KEIRIN NIPPON (SAG X Kalavinka)
The song is believed by many to refer to smoking joints, due to references to paper, dragon (“draggin’”), puff (smoke), and traveling “along the cherry lane” (the burning ember of a cigarette or joint is called cherry, and moves up as the cigarette’s length as it burns). Because of this, the song became a hippie anthem. The authors of the song have repeatedly and vehemently denied any intentional drug reference. Peter Yarrow himself insists that “Puff” is about the hardships of growing older, not drugs. But in January 2004 as Yarrow was on the campaign trail with personal friend and presidential hopeful John Kerry, Kerry was reportedly videotaped gesturing as if puffing a marijuana joint as Yarrow sang “Puff”.