Tuesdays Tunes Dolly Parton

“My Tennessee Mountain Home”

Sittin’ on the front porch on a summer afternoon
In a straightback chair on two legs, leans against the wall
Watch the kids a’ playin’ with June bugs on a string
And chase the glowin’ fireflies when evenin’ shadows fall[Chorus:]
In my Tennessee mountain home
Life is as peaceful as a baby’s sigh
In my Tennessee mountain home
Crickets sing in the fields near by

Honeysuckle vine clings to the fence along the lane
Their fragrance makes the summer wind so sweet
And on a distant hilltop, an eagle spreads its wings
An’ a songbird on a fence post sings a melody

[Chorus]

Walkin’ home from church on a Sunday with the one ya’ love
Just laughin’, talkin’, making future plans
And when the folks ain’t lookin’, you might steal a kiss or two
Sittin’ in the porch swing, holdin’ hands

[Chorus]
 Well,  I don’t live in Tennessee,  but this song could be anyplace in the South on a Sunday Afternoon.   I have a porch swing. and I enjoy sitting out on the front porch watching the birds, and the fireflies.
 morning on the farm.

Well,  that’s all the news from the south,
Happy” farming” to all the farm girl sisters out there.
See you next time down on the farm.

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