The Wine Colored Roses lyrics
Today I got a long letter
From one who still cares for me
She asked lot's of questions
Like would I call her sometime
And was I gettin' back on my feet
She asked if I had stopped drinkin'
Like I promised her son long ago
The words wouldn't come
When I called and she answered
Oh, but I found a way to say no
I sent her some wine colored roses
The color of grapes on the vine
When she see's the wine colored roses
They'll tell her I'm still on the wine
The roses will say I still love her
And the color will cause her to cry
One dozen reasons to tell her I'm sorry
And twelve pretty flowers don't lie
(Repeat chorus)

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