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Lyrics by: Bobby Russell
# Debut Chart
1 Mar '68 Hot 100
1 Mar '68 Country
1 Mar '68 Adult Contemp

Lyrics

See the tree, how big it's grown But friend, it hasn't been too long It wasn't big I laughed at her And she got mad The first day that she planted it Was just a twig Then the first snow came And she ran out To brush the snow away So it wouldn't die Came running in all excited Slipped and almost hurt herself And I laughed till I cried She was always young at heart Kinda dumb and kinda smart And I loved her so And I surprised her with a puppy Kept me up all Christmas Eve Two years ago And it would sure embarrass her When I came in from working late Cause I would know


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That she'd been Sitting there and cryin' Over some sad and Silly late, late show And honey, I miss you And I'm being good And I'd love to be with you If only I could She wrecked the car And she was sad And so afraid that I'd be mad But what the heck Though I pretended hard to be Guess you could say She saw through me And hugged my neck I came home unexpectedly And caught her crying needlessly In the middle of a day And it was in the early spring When flowers bloom and robins sing She went away And honey, I miss you And I'm being good And I'd love to be with you If only I could One day, while I was not at home While she was there And all alone, the angels came Now all I have is Memories of Honey And I wake up nights And call her name Now my life's an empty stage Where Honey lived and Honey played And love grew up And a small cloud passes overhead And cries down on the flower bed That Honey loved And see the tree, how big it's grown But friend it hasn't been too long It wasn't big And I laughed at her and she got mad The first day that she planted it Was just a twig

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