Summer of Roses

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Willie Nelson

Willie Hugh Nelson (pronounced /wɪli nɛlsən /; born April 30, 1933) is an American country music singer-songwriter, as well as an author, poet, actor, and activist. The critical success of the album Shotgun Willie (1973), combined with the critical and commercial success of Red Headed Stranger (… more »

A short time I have to be with you my love
But a short time is better than no time you see
So I bring to you all my possessions And would that you'd share them with me

I bring you one springtime of robins One springtime of robins to sing
And I bring you one summer of roses One summer of roses I bring 
I bring you one autumn of dry leaves Dry leaves will be helpful you know
To soften the fall of your snowflakes When I bring you, your winter of snow


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