Friday, May 12, 2006

a daisy a day












He remembers the first time he met her,
He remembers the first thing she said.
He remembers the first time he held her,
And the night that she came to his bed.

He remembers her sweet way of sayin’
Honey has somethin’ gone wrong?
He remembers the fun and the teasin’
And the reason he wrote ‘er this song.

I’ll give you a daisy a day, dear,
I’ll give you a daisy a day.
I’ll love you until the rivers run still,
And the four winds we know blow away.

They would walk down the street in the evenin’
And for years I would see them go by.
And their love that was more than the clothes that they wore,
Could be seen in the gleam of their eyes.

As a kid they would take me for candy,
And I loved to go taggin’ along.
We’d hold hands while we walked to the corner,
And the old man would sing ‘er his song.

I’ll give you a daisy a day, dear,
I’ll give you a daisy a day.
I’ll love you until the rivers run still,
And the four winds we know blow away.

Now he walks down the street in the evenin’
And he stops by the old candy store.
And I somehow believe he’s believin’
He’s holdin’ her hand like before.

For he feels all her love walkin’ with him,
And he smiles at the things she might say
Then the old man walks up to the hilltop,
And gives her a daisy a day.

I’ll give you a daisy a day, dear,
I’ll give you a daisy a day.
I’ll love you until the rivers run still,
And the four winds we know blow away.

A Daisy a Day (listen) by Jed Strunk in 1973

pictured - daisies on the side of our road

5 comments:

Abandoned in Pasadena said...

That is so sweet...it brought tears to my eyes.
Thanks Susan.

Finn said...

Really sweet Susan, I do remember hearing that song. Oh for a love that lasts in such a way, not many are so fortunate. Love the daisies..*VBS*
Thank you for the nice compliments about my "stars"...Hugs, Finn

Puffstitch said...

I remember holding my little girls hands when we walked to the bus stop. Thank you.

TUFFENUF said...

I remember that song from a long, long time ago! Thanks for the memory!

doubleknot said...

I remember that song. Didn't know all the verses till now. What a nice post.