The things our fathers loved
I think there must be a place in the soul
all made of tunes, of tunes of long ago;
I hear the organ on the Main Street corner,
Aunt Sarah humming Gospels; Summer evenings,
The village cornet band, playing in the square.
The town's Red, White and Blue,
all Red, White and Blue; Now! Hear the songs!
I know not what are the words
But they sing in my soul of the things our Fathers loved.
Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]
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