Oh, ev'ry year hath its winter, And ev'ry year hath its rain, But a day is always coming When the birds go north again. Oh, ev'ry heart hath its sorrow, And ev'ry heart hath its pain, But a day is always coming When the birds go north again.
- by Ella Higginson (1862 - 1940) [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
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- by Richard Henry Warren (1859 - 1933), "When the birds go north again", published 1904. [text verified 1 time]
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