Sparrow
Simon & Garfunkel Lyrics


Who will love a little sparrow?
Who's traveled far and cries for rest?
"Not I," said the oak tree
"I won't share my branches
With no sparrow's nest
And my blanket of leaves
Won't warm her cold breast"

Who will love a little sparrow
And who will speak a kindly word?
"Not I," said the swan
"The entire idea is utterly absurd
I'd be laughed at and scorned
If the other swans heard"

And who will take pity in his heart
And who will feed a starving sparrow?
"Not I," said the golden wheat
"I would if I could but I cannot, I know
I need all my grain to prosper and grow"

Who will love a little sparrow?
Will no one write her eulogy?
"I will," said the Earth
"For all I've created returns unto me
From dust were ye made and dust ye shall be"

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Written by: Paul Simon

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cammie k. sandi

Who will love a little sparrow?
Who's traveled far and cries for rest
"Not I", said the oak tree
"I won't share my branches with no sparrow's nest
And my blanket of leaves won't warm her cold breast"
Who will love a little sparrow?
And who will speak a kindly word
"Not I", said the swan
"The entire idea is utterly absurd
I'd be laughed at and scorned if the other swans heard"
Who will take pity in his heart?
And who will feed a starving sparrow?
"Not I", said the golden wheat
"I would if I could but I cannot I know
I need all my grain to prosper and grow"


Who will love a little sparrow?
Will no one write her eulogy?
"I will," said the earth
"For all I've created returns unto me
From dust were ye made and dust ye shall be"


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mariyaphilipova

"Кой ще обича малкият Врабец?
Кой е пътувал на далеч и плаче за почивка?
"Не мога", каза Дъбът.
"Аз няма да споделя клоните си с
гнездо на Врабец.
Моето одеало от листа няма да топли
неговата студена гръд. "

Кой ще обича малкият Врабец
и кой ще говори любезно с него?
"Не мога", каза Лебедът.
"Тази идея е напълно абсурдна.
Ще ми се присмиват и ще ме презират
другите лебеди, само ако чуят. "

Кой ще пожали в сърцето си,
и кой ще нахрани гладуващият Врабец?
"Не мога", заяви Златната пшеница.
"Ако можех, щях да го направя, но не мога.
Имам нужда от всичките си жита за да раста. "

Кой ще обича малкият Врабец?
Някой ще напише ли възхвала за него?
"Аз искам," каза Земята.
"Всичко, което съм създала се връща при мен.
От прах бяхте направени и на прах ще станете. ""
Paul Simon



Aaron Peterson

Consider the Sparrow
by Aaron Peterson

if you consider the fragile beauty of one single sparrow, then you must consider 
the rest of and the whole family and flock of the sparrow bird animal

and how beautiful and how much value the sparrow bird and the sparrow flock 
gives to our human and earth lives

for in our daily lives, if we woke up every day and there where no sparrows perching and singing in our trees
or sparrow flocks flying in our skies or nesting in the barns of our country farms,

... then what value and worth would our human lives then be?

and if we consider the numbers of people of the human family and human flock 
who say that they care but they really do not care (or not enough) the value and the worth of the one sacred sparrow
and the sparrow flock that the one sparrow flies in with its friends and lovers
and the sparrow family that the one sparrow lives with along with its lover 
and then they raise together the sparrow family of sparrow baby chiks,
so that they as sparrow birds might have a chance to grow up and do what the one sparrow 
was and is able to do as a tiny sparrow with the grace of nature and life 
so that it and they as sparrows should all get to live on planet earth
equally the same as the human flock and human family and the one individual human being,

... the lack of consideration toward the life of the sparrow, 
then that would be one reason for people who do care and who consider the lives of tiny creatures and tiny birds
to understand why our planet earth, is being destroyed, 

... by the human flock and the human family

and its the people of the human flock, who do not love any longer the sparrow or the sparrow flock
that fly in our earth skies and sing in our earth trees and who make sparrow nests in the barns of our country farms 
and who as un-considerate BASTARDS and lost souls,
are destroying the earth and who the bible say they will enerit not the earth or money in the end,
but only the wind because of their love and greed for money
and their lack of love and ignorance towards nature

... and when the earths swift winds blow across and on a dusty desert landscape, 
that once was the lush green and blue planet earth, the people who enherted the earth as a desert and not a garden
they will probably have wished that it was more of nature and the life of a sparrow and its family, 
that they should have chosen to love and cherish more,
instead of their love and their greed more for and only for MONEY
 
AP

Simon and Garfunkle; Sparrow
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Alexandra Pierce

This song made me cry when I was seven years old. Sometimes it still does.

Rachel Chevalier

I've got tears in my eyes and Im 58

Michael Mcilroy

So prevalent. Then and now. Eternal and beautiful ❤

shedbuilderwho

I was a 12-year-old Japanese kid when my brother bought me the album. I learned every word in the lyrics and thought I understood what they were singing about. No, I only learned what the lyrics were from the dictionary, not what the song meant. I may still have not understood the meaning but I sure felt like the little sparrow from time to time.

1gaia

You and me both. I was about 7 too.

Zachary Harvey

We have all been the sparrow.

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My Puritanical Opinion

This is a perfect song perfectly executed.

1gaia

@Toodles Mcguee As did I. In all fairness, not such a fallacious statement in either direction.

Marv Luse

My my, what a mundane wit. Yaaaaawn.

My Puritanical Opinion

Yeah, but now you are relieved at my cautious use of grammar.

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