Over Me (Michael Gray)
- Editor: Michael Gray (submitted 2017-02-03). Score information: Letter (landscape), 6 pages, 189 kB Copyright: CC BY NC ND
- Edition notes: 3rd movement from the collection, "Needlepoint"
First published: 1982
Description: 3rd movement from the collection, "Needlepoint"
Original text and translations
I wish to God my baby was born
and sittin’ smiling on daddy’s knee,
While I, poor girl, was in my grave
and the green grass growin’ over me.
I wish I was in the bottom of the sea,
My soul to God, my body in the sea;
and the dark blue waves rollin’ over me.