Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to Last Rose of Summer by Nina Simone. Please check back for more Nina Simone lyrics.
Last Rose of Summer Lyrics
Artist: Nina Simone
Thomas Moore, Nina Simone
'Tis the last rose of summer, left blooming all alone
All her lovely companions are faded and gone.
No flower of her kindred, no rose bud is nigh
To reflect back her blushes and give sigh for sigh.
I'll not leave thee, thou lone one! to pine on the stem
Since the lovely are sleeping, go sleep thou with them
'Thus kindly I scatter thy leaves o'er the bed
Where thy mates of the garden lie scentless and dead.
So soon may I follow, when friendships decay
And from love's shining circle the gems drop away
When true hearts lie wither'd and fond ones are flown
Oh! who would inhabit this bleak world alone!
Nina Simone Lyrics
Nina Simone Broadway-Blues-Ballads Lyrics
More Nina Simone Music Lyrics:
Nina Simone - Brown Baby Lyrics
Nina Simone - Desperate Ones Lyrics
Nina Simone - Funkier Than A Mosquito's Tweeter Lyrics
Nina Simone - Marry Me Lyrics
Nina Simone - Mr. Bojangles Lyrics
Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares for Me Lyrics
Nina Simone - New World Coming Lyrics
Nina Simone - That's All Lyrics