Edward, On Lough Erne Shore

DESCRIPTION: Edward has been transported for seven years. His lover, left alone on Lough Erne's shore, remembers their days together. Now she weeps all night: "my rose is fading and my hopes decay." She wishes she could go to him "like a moon o'er the ocean"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1991 (Tunney-SongsThunder)
KEYWORDS: love transportation separation Ireland nonballad
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Tunney-SongsThunder, pp. 141-142, "Edward, On Lough Erne Shore" (1 text)
File: TST141

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