It's snowing out there in the gloaming
I've sat here and watched it all night
The kids will be thrilled when they waken
And look at the fields deep and white
But the snow makes me think of my darlin'
For she hated the snow and th cold
Now she lies in a grave back in knoxville
With a headstone that's just a year old
Won't you please make the winter quick,lord
So the flowers around her can grow
For i can't stand the thought of my darlin'
Lying here in the deepening snow
Little nancy climbs up on my knee now