Don’t be silly; of course I’m not telling you her name! But back in 1973 I thought she was wonderful. It didn’t last, of course - I couldn’t avoid letting my feelings show, and that was the end of it. The story of my life in those days....
The song is very simple and straightforward. Just a whimsical little piece about unrequited love. There can be few songwriters who have never been here at some point.
As for the young lady in question; well, I’ve no idea what happened to her. But I wish her well.