I am an orphan on God's highway
But I'll share my troubles if you go my way
I have no mother no father
No sister no brother
I am an orphan girl

I have had friendships pure and golden
But the ties of kinship I have not known them
I know no mother no father
No sister no brother
I am an orphan girl

But when He calls me I will be able
To meet my family at God's table
I'll meet my mother my father
My sister my brother
No more orphan girl

Blessed Savior make me willing
And walk beside me until I'm with them
Be my mother my father
My sister my brother
I am an orphan girl


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Orphan Girl Lyrics as written by Gillian Howard Welch

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    General CommentGood song. Totally agree with iyatoni's interpretation.
    The Divers (an awesome band from Minnesota, who don't have a listing on songmeanings - for shame!) do a nice cover of this song, too.
    heidranceon March 09, 2010   Link

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