register login

    Irish Music / Lyrics

    Playlist 2 Comment 1 Rate 27 Like & Share Print Email Play

    "Raglan Road" Lyrics

    Rank:715 (+203) history »
    3.5/5 from 27 users
    Charts: view all »
    Referring urls:view all »



    On Raglan Road of an autumn day
    I saw her first and knew
    That her dark hair would weave a snare
    That I might one day rue
    I saw the danger and I passed
    Along the enchanted way
    And I said let grief be a fallen leaf
    At the dawning of the day

    On Grafton Street in November
    We tripped lightly along the ledge
    Of a deep ravine where can be seen
    The worth of passion's pledge
    The Queen of Hearts still making tarts
    And I not making hay
    Oh I loved too much and by such by such
    Is happiness thrown away

    I gave her gifts of the mind
    I gave her the secret signs
    That's known to the artists who have known
    The true gods of sound and stone
    And word and tint I did not stint
    I gave her poems to say
    With her own name there
    And her own dark hair
    Like clouds over fields of May

    On a quiet street where old ghosts meet
    I see her walking now
    Away from me so hurriedly my reason must allow
    That I had loved not as I should
    A creature made of clay
    When the angel woos the clay
    He'll lose his wings at the dawn of day
    • submitted on December 30th, 2005
    • corrected on August 9th, 2014

    More songs

    • same album
    • same artist
    • popular on LSI
    • new on LSI


    • Facebook (0)
    • LetsSingIt (1)
    •  guest says:
      pop out
      Like 010-09-2010 16:15
      This is a great song...one that I always have to listen to.