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Thread #11438   Message #85188
Posted By: harpgirl
09-Jun-99 - 11:59 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The Yew Tree (Battlefield Band)
Subject: Lyr Add: THE YEW TREE
...here is my fragment since I have yet to collect the whole song...perhaps someone will provide the rest...
The Yew Tree

a mile to...Catlin on the road to the sea
Stands a yew tree a thousand years old
And they all.....
That it knows what the future will hold
For the shadows of Scotland stand round it
Mid the reel (?) and the corn and the...
All the hopes and the fears of a thousand long years
Under deluvian skys
My bonny yew tree, tell what did you see?
Did you look through the haze of a long summer's day
To the south and the far English border
All the bullets of steal and ....for field
Did they march....
Did you ask them the price of the Glory?
When you heard the great slaughter begin
All the dusty....
To bring tears to the eyes of the wind
My bonny yew tree, tell me what did you see?....
sorry it is so incomplete...harp