"I once knew a cot, It was humble as could be" around which birds sang and where Lovana lived. The singer describes her beauty as she bathes in the stream. He wishes he were a fish by her boat, or the wind in her hair, or otherwise near her


  1. Belden, pp. 223-224, "Lovana" (1 text, from a very poor transcription)
  2. Dean, p. 3, "Luluanna" (1 text)
  3. Roud #4649
  4. BI, Beld223


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1909 (Belden)
Found in: US(MW,So)