Some weeks ago we had people whining that discussing the US invasion of Iraq
and the inevitable slaughter of civilians was not an appropriate subject for
the tender constitutions of Irish musicians.
I would suggest that this piece of schmaltz has just as little relevence to
> Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2003 14:09:29 -0500
> From: mdugger <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Sweet forget me not
> Please forgive me if I am bringing up old news but can someone please
> tell me the where i can find this song or the melody for it?
> Mike Dugger
> > The Sweet Forget-me-Not
> > Fancy brings a thought to mind
> > of a flower that's bright and fair,
> > its grace and beauty both combine
> > a brighter jewel more rare
> > Just like a maiden that I know,
> > who shared my happy Iot
> > she whispered when we parted last
> > "Oh, you'll forget me not".
> > She's graceful and she's charming like
> > the Iily in the pond;
> > time is flying swiftly by,
> > of her I am so fond
> > The roses and the daisies
> > are blooming round the spot
> > where we parted; when she whispered
> > "You'll forget me not".
> > We met, I really don't know where,
> > but it's still just the same,
> > for love grows in the city streets
> > as well as in the Iane.
> > I genlty closped her tiny hand;
> > one glance at me she shot
> > She dropped her fIower, I picked it up,
> > 'twas the sweel forget-me-knot
> > And then there came a happy time
> > when something that I said
> > caused her lips to murmur "Yes,"
> > and shortly we were wed
> > There is a cott' down in the land;
> > and a tiny garden plot
> > where grows a flower, I know it well,
> > it's the sweet-forget-me not.