Givwn to me by Margaret Barlowe who borrowed it from some friends.
I’LL REMEMBER YOU LOVE
When the curtains of night
Are pined back from the stars
And the beautiful moon leaps the sky;
When the dew drops of heaven
Are kissing the rose,
It is then that my memory flies
As if on the wings of some beautiful dove,
In hast with a message it bears
To bring you a kiss of affection and love
I’ll remember you love in my prayers.
Go where you will on land or at sea,
I will share all your sorrows and cares.
And at night when I kneel by my bedside to pray,
I’ll remember you, love, in my prayers.
I have loved you too fondly to ever forget
The love you have spoken for me;
And the kiss of affection
Still warm on my lips
When you told me how true you would be.
I know not if fortune be fickle,
Or fame or time in its memory wears.
I know that I love you wherever you roam,
And remember you, love, in your prayers.
When the heavenly angels are guarding
The good as God had ordained them to do.
In answer to prayer I have offered to him,
I know there is one watching you.
And may the bright spirit be with you through life
And guide you up heaven’s bright stairs.
And meet with the one who has loved you so true;
And remembered you, love, in her prayers.
“Written for Mr. Thomas Williams
April 5th, 1900
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