Darling, Soon I Will Be Sleeping

DESCRIPTION: "Darling, soon I will be sleeping, In the church yard over there, Where the grass and vines are creeping...." The singer asks (her?) love to place flowers on her grave. He should not mourn; the flowers "will speak of me."
AUTHOR: Delia Bates Burns (source: Arnold)
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (Arnold)
KEYWORDS: death burial separation love flowers
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Arnold, p. 99, "Darling, I Will Soon Be Sleeping" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #16294
File: Arno099

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