add artist photo
Wolfe Tones
Add Explanation
Add Meaning
Wolfe Tones

Only Our Rivers Run Free lyrics

$album_name
$date_release
$writer_name
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Wolfe Tones – Only Our Rivers Run Free lyrics

[Verse 1]
When apples still grow in November,
When blossoms still bloom from each tree,
When leaves are still green in December,
It's then that our land will be free.

I've wandered her hills and valleys,
Yet still, through my sorrow, I see,
A land that has never known freedom,
And only her rivers run free.

[Verse 2]
I drink to the death of her manhood.
To those men who would rather have died,
Than to live in the cold chains of bondage,
To bring back their rights that were denied.

Where are you know when we need you?
What burns where the flames used to be?
Are ye gone, like the snows of last winter?
And will only our rivers run free?

[Verse 3]
How sweet is life but we're crying,
How mellow is the wine but it's dry,
How fragrant is the rose but it's dying,
And how gentle is the breeze but it sighs.

What good is in youth when it's aging?
What joy are in eyes that can see?
When there's sorrow in sunshine and flowers,
And only our rivers run free?



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/w/wolfe_tones/only_our_rivers_run_free.html

  • Email
  • Correct
Corrected byEdwyn Classidy

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      This page is missing some information about the song. Please expand it to include this information. You can help by uploading artist's image, adding song structure elements, writing song meaning or creating lyrics explanation.

      Featuredlyrics

      Explain