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There's a handwritten note
Pressed in the door
Of her screened in porch
And I am sailing away
Recalling that day
Miles from shore

She was still wearing white
And robins egg blue,
Her grandmother's dress
When I left early this year
How I wound up here
Is anyone's guess

When the new sites grow old
And I start to feel cold
I'll sail home again

Goodbye Brielle
Only whispers can tell
Of the sweet dreams
We knew so well
I'll see you around
Our dear ocean town
The frozen days
We set ablaze

Sent me drifting away
Like a butterfly,
You floated by
And now you're alone
I wish I knew when
I'll be back again
So until then
I wish you well
My dear Brielle

Strolling over the sand,
And cobblestone paths
That wind through the trees
Breathing the sweet forest air
Makes a bluebird aware
That she could be free

When the new sites grow old
And I start to feel cold
I'll sail home again

Goodbye Brielle
Only whispers can tell
Of the sweet dreams
We knew so well
I'll see you around
Our dear ocean town
The frozen days
We set ablaze

Sent me drifting away
Like a butterfly,
You floated by
And now you're alone
I wish I knew when
I'll be back again

So until then
I wish you well,
So until then
I wish you well
I love you, my darling
Farewell

My dear Brielle...



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  • U
    UnregisteredApr 4, 2014 at 12:37 am
    I think it's about how he had to let Brielle go, leaving her, the one he loved so dearly behind. He isn't sure when he can be back again, but he wants her to remember all of the beautiful times that they did have. He also wants her to know that he still and forever will love her. He also describes how she was gorgeous and graceful, that she was "like a butterfly". Lastly, the guy describes how they were together in an ocean town that was just miles from shore. This is why he explains that he is "sailing away".
  • U
    UnregisteredApr 4, 2012 at 8:02 am
    I have my own brielle in my life instead of me leaving her she left me without a goodbye, now i'm always singing this in memory of our sweet memories
  • d
    dearbrielleJul 19, 2010 at 1:03 am
    its about leaving someone you love .. he remembers the look of brielle here and recall memories from their past. the girl here is leaving and adam wishes her luck .. He still hopes to see brielle someday.. back in their ocean hometown .. and the underneath message is she still loves BRIELLE :)

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