I Never Was To Africa


Maverick Mist

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I Never Was To Africa
Ferron

If you’re ever sitting where the rushes grow
Or you catch a red rose bloom
Or if you’re ever standing where a raging river flows
And you feel yourself a lonesome tune
That’s right it’s me again
Right by your side
And you can yell out through the wind “She’s mine”
And ‘tho the wind might wail it will not cry
It will say “She always was and so am I”

I never was to Africa ‘tho it comes up in my dreams
And we never got our hearts in tune
If time is what it seems
But maybe when you’re with someone
who you understand
And you tell them “I love you”
Well maybe I’ll be with someone and I’ll take their hand
And I’ll say “I love you too”

And if I’m ever where the rushes grow
Or I catch a red…

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