Snowfall in Alabama

(Brian Hendrix)

This song is about a woman who just started a happy life with her husband, when he was sent off to war and never came home. She's shattered and turn, but she learns to appreciate the beauty in the small things in life. No one ever heals from that sort of tragedy, but she learns to cope and figures out ways to still let the happiness in.

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She sat and watched the snowfall, down in Alabama It's something you just don't see every year Rare like a tame crow, that sits there at a window Looks heavier when viewing it through tears Memories that take shape; shadows of a love lost Come creeping 'cross the fields of frosted wheat Warming up her cold heart; reflections in the pane That she runs out there to chase in her bare feet (Chorus) Snowfall in Alabama Usually melts before it lands And there's no use trying to save it Just enjoy it while you can On days like these, far and between She holds out her little hand Snowfall in Alabama Makes her want a second chance She remembers how he touched her before they sent him over there How she felt so safe and loved and so complete How he promised her forever, but then it went away Brought the castle walls clean down from underneath Others tried to look upon her, to see her through the darkness A few XXXX XXXXXXX XXXXXXX XXXX XXXXX XXX XXX XXXXX XXX XXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXX XX XXXXXXXX XXXXXX XXXX X XXXXX XXXXX XXX XXX XXXX XXXXX XXXXXXX XXX XXXXX XXXXX XXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX XXX XX XXXXX XXXX XXXXXXX XXX XXXX XX XXXXX XXX XXXX XXXX XXX XXX XXXX XX X XXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXX XXXXXXX XXXX XXXXXXXX XXX XXX XXXXXXXX XXX XXXX XXXXXXXX XXX XXX XXX XXXXXXX XXX XXXXXXXXX XXXX XX XXXXXXX XXXX XXXXXXXXX XXX XXXX XXXXX XXX XXXXX XXXX

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