A bird outside my window, As I lay in bed, awake, Was singing, singing as though its heart would break And I wondered for a moment, What could the reason be, So I said, "You saucy songster, why sing so joyfully?" Just then I caught the glimmer in the mirror on the wall, of the first faint flush of morning, And I understood it all!
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- by Wintter Haynes Watts (1884 - 1962), "Another day", published 1909 [ voice and piano ], The John Church Company  [sung text checked 1 time]
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