“Like an Owl in the Desert”


"Like an owl in the desert I weep, mourn and cry; If love should overtake me I surely would die." "I can love like a lawyer... I can love an old sweetheart Till a new one comes along." "I can love him and kiss him... And turn my back on him ...."

Cross references


  1. BrownIII 304, "Like an Owl in the Desert" (1 text)
  2. Roud #16860
  3. BI, Br3304


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1915 (Brown)
Keywords: love betrayal
Found in: US(SE)