My One True Love

The Kerry Boys
written by Pierce Campbell/Twelfth Octave Music


In London town I took my leave, from a life at sea That’s where I met my one true love, no simple girl was she The daughter of a fishin' man, north of Whidbey town Dreaming like so many do, of London's underground chorus Oh my love, my one true love Say that it will be Oh my love, my one true love You were meant for me Enthralled was I as we embraced A fortnight came and went That's when I asked her for her hand With my leave and pension spent But with no more time or money I knew what she would say She kissed me one last time in the underground Then it carried her away So many years have passed since then And yet my heart won't heal I’m still haunted by my one true love And the way she made me feel Now I wander through the underground To chance a glimpse of her And a spark of recognition, For the way that we once were