DESCRIPTION: "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
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1909 (Belden)
KEYWORDS: love courting bird rejection
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Belden, pp. 223-224, "Lovana" (1 text, from a very poor transcription)
Dean, p. 3, "Luluanna" (1 text)

Roud #4649
File: Beld223

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