“Faded Flowers”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1910 (Belden)
Keywords: love abandonment return loneliness flowers
Found in: US(So)

Description

"I've been gathering wild flowers on the hillside To wreathe upon your brow. But so long you've kept me waiting They ate dead and faded now." When he loved her, she turned him loose; now she wants him back, but he loves another. She will remain true

Cross references

References

  1. Belden, pp. 216-217, "Faded Flowers" (1 text)
  2. Roud #6983
  3. BI, Beld216