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I Wandered with a Friend - I Wish I was a Little Rock

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 16
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1984
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6j67f3x
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324751
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6j67f3x

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Title I Wandered with a Friend - I Wish I was a Little Rock
Description I WAHDffiKD WITH A JKISlD I wandered with a friend one day along the country road Andvfered again the scenes I used to know. As each familiar spot we passed, it called to mind again The happy days of childhood long ago. When we passed the school playground I turned to him and said, "How what's become of my old playmate, Hay?" In childish glee we oft times vowed when we grew up we'd wed* I turned to hear my old friend softly say, "Like a star when it falls from the heavens, she's gone from her friends and her home. She's turned from the sun-kissed meadows 'neath the city's white limits to roam. If a child she could be at her dear mother'3 knee, there'd be rest for her broken heart. I met the girl I loved in school 'mid scenes of dazzling light, There were marks of sorrow on her pretty face. She said, "I have everything that wealth can ever buy, But what is wealth when love and hope have fled?" And even as she spoke these words a star fell from the sky-I turned to hear my old friend softly say, "Like a star, . . (Repeat above). Submitted by Rose Mclff, Sterling, Utah. I WISH I WAS A LITTLE HOCK I wish I was a little rock A sittin* on a hill. Not a doin' anything But just a sittin* still. I wouldn't eat, I wouldn't sleep, I wouldn't even wash! I'd just sit there a thousand years And never moie-by gosh! Submitted by Charles Clark, Spring City, Utah. -81-
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324652
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6j67f3x/324652