The Flower Moon

There was a flower moon – the biggest for 100 years – on the night of our Auricula Suite Première Concert last month in Swanland. There had to be a new song for the suite, so there is.
The Flower Moon
In the Greenwood
 .
The flower moon is rising
Deer startle up on the hill
It reminds me that I’m far from home
When the clear night air is still
And cool is the spring here
When the hare runs along the hedge
My pretty flowers still bloom for you
With a green and silver edge
And the flower moon is full
The flower moon looks bright tonight
And the flower moon is full
.
Now I sleep alone I lay down in the greenwood
Now I sleep alone I lay down in the green leaves
.
By the time the harvest moon comes around
And the fox hides down in the field
There’s fire in the air and there’s storm in the hills
But my heart is still not healed
And it hurts deep down inside
When I think of the love that we lost
Oh my broken heart is still not healed
I lost love’s battle without a shield
And the harvest moon is full
Yeah the harvest moon looks bright tonight
And the harvest moon is full
.
Now I sleep alone I lay down in the greenwood
Now I sleep alone I lay down in the brown leaves
.
When the planting moon comes back again
And the badger hunts in the wood
I remember the beautiful flowers of home
But life out here is good
And the planting moon is full
Yeah the planting moon looks bright tonight
And the planting moon is good
The flower moon is high tonight
The flower moon looks white tonight
The flower moon is bright tonight
.
And the greenwood is good!
.
© Duffy-Howard 2012
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