Little Bonnie

Album: A Blessing And A Curse (2006)
  • On the day that she was buried
    Her Daddy stood out by the cemetery fence
    Prayed to God for forgiveness
    For surely all of this is punishment for my sins

    They put her in the family garden
    Said you could hear his heart breaking miles away
    All the men pitched in and bought a marble angel
    To mark the piece of land where little Bonnie lay

    My Grandma said she would keep her in the mornings
    So her Mama could sleep a bit and do the chores and such
    She'd read her stories about little girls and magic powers
    That would never let a pretty angel hurt

    Her Mama's always been a beauty
    She's still beautiful to this very day
    But they say Bonnie's crystal eyes put the stars to shame
    Maybe heaven needed Bonnie's face

    My Grandma said she would keep her in the mornings
    A swollen angel who never would complain
    She'd read her stories about little girls and princesses
    Whose Daddy's don't feel punished for what heaven takes away

    Little Bonnie never married
    Little Bonnie never even made it four
    But I grew up in her presence
    Even though she was gone before I'z born
    Even though she was gone before I'z born Writer/s: PATTERSON HOOD
    Publisher: THE BICYCLE MUSIC COMPANY, WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC
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