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What do the Flowers Say?

What do the dear little flowers say

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [What do the dear little flowers say]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 What do the dear little flowers say,
Nodding about us so glad and gay?
Blooming in beauty for Easter day,
Bright Easter day.

Gladly we welcome the risen King,
Beauty and sweetness to Him we bring.
This is the word that the flowers say,
On this joyous Easter day.

2 What do the dear little flowers say,
Turning their faces to Heaven’s blue!
Giving out perfume the whole day thro’,
This Easter day. [Refrain]

3 What do the dear little flowers say?
Listen, while slowly they bend and sway,
Bowing their heads in a reverent way,
This Easter day. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13026

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: What do the dear little flowers say
Title: What do the Flowers Say?
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Refrain First Line: Gladly we welcome the risen King
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #13026
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #13026

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