18 Yellow Roses

I have a soft spot for yellow roses…. on our wedding day, my dad surprised me by picking our Father & Daughter Dance with Bobby Darin’s “18 Yellow Roses.” {And, randomly, 18 has always been my favorite number.}

So, when ever I come across yellow roses – I feel compelled to document them…. This is in an abandoned farmhouse.

vintage wall paper yellow roses farmhouse

Eighteen yellow roses came today
Eighteen yellow roses in a pretty bouquet
When the boy came to the door
I didn’t know what to say
But eighteen yellow roses came today
I opened up the card to see what it said
I couldn’t believe my eyes
When I had read
Though you belong to another I love you anyway
Yes eighteen yellow roses came today

I never doubted your love for a minute
I always thought that you would be true
But now this box and the flowers in it
I guess there’s nothin’ left for me to do
But ask to meet the boy that’s done this thing
And find out if he’s got plans to buy you a ring
‘Cause eighteen yellow roses will wilt and die one day
But a father’s love will never fade away
Will never fade away

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