I wrote my love a letter
It was wrote in rosy red lines,
He wrote me anouther
It was all twisted in twines
He said “You can keep your love letters
And I’ll keep mine,
For I love another girl,
And I’m going to leave you behind.”
(From Mary Bost who secured them from mother, Mrs. John S. Bost
of Statesville, North Carolina. September 1937)
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