Over Yonder in the Graveyard

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Over yonder in the graveyard
Where the wild wild flowers grow
Oh there they laid my own true lover
She’s gone from me forever more

Fairer than the sweetest flowers
Restless as a wildest wind
Born with love deep as the ocean
This is the girl that I did win

I left her there back in the mountains
To see the world riches to gain
When I returned no earthly treasure
Could ease this heart so full of pain

There so high upon that mountain
Beneath that little mound of clay
Oh the girl that I’d returned to marry
So still among the flowers did lay

I’ll go away and I will wander
Lay aside my earthly gains
And I’ll not end as a man with riches
Undone in sorry I’ll remain