With tearful eyes I said my goodbyes
To Aunt and Uncle, many years ago.
Their home was Jackson Tennessee
Where Pearl River waters floweth free.
Romantic nights of song and dance
Still live within my heart
And when I recall our ecstasy
Beautiful memories start.
came at morning
love story without end
we stole a kiss by the river
The river flowed through meadows green
I saw the wild rose, pink and serene.
There came a voice from beyond the blue,
An angel from heaven said - it was you.
We both decided to dress in style
when visiting our 'long ago' friend
knowing for sure, he'd wear a smile
if we were clad in up-to-date trend.
How very well I remember
The Second World War
And Winston Churchill's Coalition.
Parents of grammar school children
Last night in my dream
he was smiling at me,
calling my name
'Sweet Rose of Tralee'.
It's a lovely day when you
'search' the humorous way.
Life seems full of toil and trouble
Some people are never set free.
When tired and weary in old age
There is still no tranquility.