Home »Forum»Lyrics Library»Aggie&Dolly

Aggie&Dolly

Lyric #2165 by deezee

Tags: Homelessness, despair, loss
Lyrics use permission note:
The free lyrics offered here may be used in the scope of private use.
If you would like to make use of the lyrics in a commercial context, please request permission from the author.
For details, read the Lyric license
posted on #1
User Avatar Member
Posts: 11
Joined: 02.07.18
Lyrics

deezee
Dorothy Wilson

Aggie and Dolly.

Aggie and Dolly
were daughter and mother.
Wherever one went,
so did the other.

"Here comes Aggie and Dolly",
we used to say.
When they came down our street
one day.

"Poor things,
just take a look !"
As Aggie stooped
to take a cigarette butt
from out of the gutter.

As she began to mutter,
while itching
from head to toe.
Telling whatever
was itching, to go.

Shouting to her daughter,
Dolly, to stop lagging behind.
"Hurry up Dolly,
there's plenty to find."

Clad only in rags,
were the clothes
that they wore.
Picking up morsels
off the floor.

I was about seven,
when I first saw them.
And I'm nearly going on ten,
and they still come
through our street.

Picking up things
for them to eat.
While Aggie still looks
in the gutter.


And you can still hear
her mutter.
As she itches from head to toe.
Telling whatever was itching
to go.

Alas! Poor Aggie,
Dolly's mother has died.
And she alone
came down our street
one day.

But I could still hear her echo,
to this very day.
Shouting to Dolly to say
"Stop lagging behind.
Hurry up Dolly,
there's plenty to find."
wikiloops online jamsessions are brought to you with friendly support by:
Shi

"A friendly and welcoming place, it gives me the chance to be creative and have so much fun with an amazingly talented community. Thanks!"

Please note: As you are visiting wikiloops, any personal data that is being processed is treated in compliance to the European General Data Protection Regulation.
You may review our data privacy policy to learn how and why we are using Cookies and other techniques as we are providing our service to you.