The Sweetest Flower That Blows (1898)

Vocal Range
Vocal Range
Vocal Range
  • Piano: Free
  • Number of Pages: 2
  • Skill Level: Moderate
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Hawley's most enduring song, still in print in some vocal collections. The piano solo version makes a pleasant and not-very-difficult solo piece.


The sweetest flower that blows
I give you as we part,
For you it is a rose,
For me it is my heart.

The fragrance it exhales,
Ah! if you only knew,
Which but in dying fails,
It is my love for you.