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Kingskettle Cemetery... Oh! Isabella ©

Dedicated to the families Bennet and Traill

Robbie Kennedy Bennett
Wolverhampton, England
2006

In Kingskettle cemetery I stand
Looking at a stone on a piece of land,
I read some names I thought I'd never see
In this place I thought I'd never be.

Oh! Isabella I read your name
I found from St Andrews on the coast you came,
Oh! Isabella you did'nt know me
But I think about you by the sand and the sea.

Whenever I cross the Firth of Forth
From home to home on my journey north,
My heart fills up with inner pride
It beats with the passion that I feel inside.

But there are too many faces I do not know
And there are too many miles I have to go,
To get this close to get this near
To get to the land that I love so dear.

Oh! Isabella I read your name
I found from St Andrews on the coast you came,
Oh! Isabella you didn't know me
But I think about you by the sand and the sea.

I read on the stone you were the last that died
So I'm standing where you would have stood beside,
You don't know me your great grandson
Standing on the ground you would have grieved upon.

Oh! Isabella I read your name
I found from St Andrews on the coast you came,
Oh! Isabella you didn't know me
But I think about you by the sand and the sea.

In Kingskettle I leave behind
Names on a stone I thought I'd never find,
Oh! Isabella you didn't know me
But I think about you by the sand and the sea.



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