Some people let their friendships slide when they find their one and only, only to find themselves dumped and without friends.  Friends can be a source of good advice and an outsiders perspective when one is having problems in a relationship.  Without friends it is much harder to find someone new after a relationship has ended.  Sometimes a friend can become a girlfriend or boyfriend and sometimes they may introduce someone who will become a boyfriend or girlfriend.  When one is dumped, friends can be very helpful in easing the pain.  Most romantic relationships don't last, friendships often last a lifetime.

When I was just a lad of ten
my father said to me:
"Come here and take a lesson from
the lovely Lemon Tree.

"Don't put your faith in love, my boy!"
my father said to me.
"I fear you'll find
that love is like
the lovely Lemon Tree."

CHORUS
Lemon Tree
very pretty
and the lemon flower is sweet.
But the fruit
of the poor lemon
is impossible to eat.

Lemon Tree
very pretty
and the lemon flower is sweet.
But the fruit
of the poor lemon
is impossible to eat.

One day beneath the Lemon Tree,
my love and I did lie.
A girl so sweet
that when she smiled,
the stars rose in the sky.

We passed that summer
lost in love,
beneath the Lemon Tree.
The music of her laughter
hid my father's words from me.

CHORUS
Lemon Tree
very pretty
and the lemon flower is sweet.
But the fruit
of the poor lemon
is impossible to eat.

One day she left without a word.
She took away the sun.
And in the dark
she'd left behind,
I knew what she had done.

She'd left me for another.
It's a common tale but true.
A sadder man, but wiser now,
I sing these words to you.

CHORUS
Lemon Tree
very pretty
and the lemon flower is sweet.
But the fruit
of the poor lemon
is impossible to eat.

Lemon Tree (Lemon Tree),
Lemon Tree (Lemon Tree),
Lemon Tree (Lemon Tree),
Lemon Tree (Lemon Tree).

Lemon Tree by Will Holt
Popularized by Peter Paul and Mary

 

 


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