Lyda May

DESCRIPTION: A memorial to a dead little girl: her "cradle standing empty and her clothes are laid away... In the corner lies her play things... We must prepare to meet her... On the streets thats pure and holy We will join our Lyda May"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1878 (Musick-Larkin)
KEYWORDS: grief death memorial nonballad religious baby
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Musick-Larkin 44, "Lyda May" (1 text)
Roud #4272
File: MuLa044

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