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In the twilight glow I seen her
Blue eyes crying in the rain
When we kissed goodbye and parted
I knew we'd never meet again
Love is like a dying ember
And only memories remain
And through the ages I'll remember
Blue eyes crying in the rain
Someday when we meet up yonder
We'll stroll hand in hand again
In the land that knows no parting
Blue eyes crying in the rain



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    UnregisteredFeb 5, 2014 at 4:09 pm
    My mother loved this song by Willie. I played it for her from his CD in the nursing home.Being preoccupied with her condition, I never really listened to the lyrics. The day she died, at age 98, I had played this song over and over for her. After her passing, all I could hear in my head was the melody. So, I sat down and listened to it and couldn't believe the message within the lines of the song. Every time I hear this song, I will see my mother's tender blue eyes and will never forget that special time I had with her.
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    UnregisteredJul 25, 2012 at 3:31 am
    When i heard willie sing this the first time tears ran down my face. My dad had just passed away and he sang this song often, what memories.
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    UnregisteredMay 12, 2012 at 8:35 pm
    I grew up listening to this song on the radio. Since i have blue eyes, it takes on a special meaning.
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    UnregisteredApr 22, 2012 at 3:55 pm
    My granddaughter and i both want to cry, i think, when we part and she has to go back home. We have blue eyes and we always look in the mirror together and talk about our blue eyes... How much we love each other.
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    UnregisteredMar 9, 2012 at 9:17 pm
    There isn't a single meaning, as the minimalist, beautiful simplicity of the lyrics permit the listener to fill-in the spaces with his or her own meanings, guided only by the lovelorn, wistful framework. That's probably what makes this song from my childhood memorable - probably what makes it art to me. Willy does it best, no matter who wrote it, no matter who else sings it.

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