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In this world today while we are livin'
Some folks say the worst of us they can
But when we are dead and in our casket
They always slip some lilies in our hands

In this world is where we need our flowers
A kind word to help us get along
If you can't give me flowers while I'm living
Please don't send them when I'm gone

Won't you give me my flowers while I'm living
Let me enjoy them while I can
Please don't wait till I'm ready to be buried
And then slip some lilies in my hand

Won't you give me my flowers while I'm living
And let me enjoy them while I can
Please don't wait till I'm ready to be buried
And then slip some lilies in my hand

No don't try to slip some lilies in my hand



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    UnregisteredNov 3, 2011 at 11:24 pm
    I think it means that people who proclaim to like you or love you shouldn't stay away from you when you're living and then when you die, act like you was their best friend and boohoo all over you. You want to know while you are living that certain people like you or love you and know that they want to be around you and spend time with you while you are living, not looking at you in the casket.

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