The Unlucky Apple

"The Unlucky Apple" is a song from the song cycle "Songs of Love" by Lena McLin with text by Paul Laurence Dunbar.

Date: 1987Composer: Lena J. McLinText: Paul Laurence DunbarSong Collection: Songs of Love

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    ‘Twas the apple that in Eden
    Caused our father’s primal fall;
    And the Trojan War, remember—
    ‘Twas an apple caused it all.
    So for weeks I’ve hesitated,
    You can guess the reason why,
    For I want to tell my darling
    She’s the apple of my eye.

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