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(Pete St. John)

All the little boats are gone,
From the breast of Anna Liffey,
The ferrymen are stranded on the quay,
Sure the Dublin docks are dying,
And a way of life was gone,
And Molly it was a part of you and me.

cho: Where the strawberry beds,
Sweep down to the Liffey,
You kiss away the worries from my brow,
Cause I love you well today,
And I'll love you more tomorrow,
And if you ever loved me Molly love me now

'Twas the only job I knew,
It was hard but never lonely,
The Liffey Ferry made a man of me,
But it's gone without a whisper
Half forgotten even now,
Oh it's over Molly over can't you see

But now I'll tend the yard,
And I'll spend me days a talking
I hear them whisper Charlie's on the dole
But Molly we're still livin'
and darling we're still young,
That river never owned my heart and soul.

copyright: Pete St. John
@Irish @boat @nostalgia
filename[ FERRYMAN

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