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Remembering JFK Jr.

Words and Music by Dan Rutledge

Tribute to the Kennedy's

Hear 'Remembering JFK Jr.'

Verse 1
Seems like all my stars have gone and fallen from the sky,
Seems I've cried a river, but my rivers have run dry.
Now your time is ended, without reason, without rhyme,
A Kennedy is taken in his prime.

Verse 2
When you were an infant cradled on your mothers arm,
Who could see the future in your world of pain and harm,
You were only three when a nation resolute,
Saw you stand and give your first salute.

Verse 3
Then another shot rang out throughout the nation's ear,
Another deadly coward turning liberty to fear,
Just when we were ready for a leader to stand tall,
An uncle and a friend was next to fall.

Verse 4
Later in your youth you saw your mother swept away,
By a man outside the country, but in New York you would stay,
Never losing sight of who you were and of your past,
And of the nation loving you steadfast.

Verse 5
Finally a peaceful time of love was there for you,
The beauty and the prince exchanging vows and standing true.
Carolyn came in your life as you made room for two,
And we learned how a brighter future grew.

Verse 6
O there was a time when we had placed on your the hope,
And there was the magic in the way you thought and spoke,
Then there was one moment when you fell into the sea,
With family now; and for eternity.

Verse 7
But now all my stars have gone and fallen from the sky.
Seems I've cried a river, but my rivers have run dry.
Now your time has ended, without reason, without rhyme.
A Kennedy is taken in his prime.

Remembering JFK Jr: Words and music © 1998-1999 Dan Rutledge, London Ontario Canada
Digital photo journal by Marianne. Web Presentation by Dan.

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