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Hear the lonesome whiperwill
He sounds too blue to fly
The midnight train is whining low
I'm so lonesome I could cry

I've never seen a night so long
When time goes crawling by
The moon just went behind a cloud
To hide it's face and cry

Did you ever see a robin weep
When leaves begin to die
That means he's lost the will to live
I'm so lonesome I could cry

The silence of a falling star
Lights up a purple sky
And as I wonder where you are
I'm so lonesome I could cry



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    celticmistNov 27, 2008 at 8:20 pm
    I have heard this song since I was a young girl. Recently, the song took on a different meaning to me. My son was deployed to Afghanistan. I sat at home thinking about how strange, scary, and lonesome it must be for all of those men and women. Then I heard this song in my head. I was allowed some release of my emotions and understood that many of our military men and women who are deployed must feel this way at times.
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