Gloria Deluxe - Oh Mother Please Forgive Me lyrics
My mother told me on her deathbed
'take care of your brother and father,
They can't make it on their own'
But when she was laid in her grave,
Her words I forgot, I looked the other way
Yes my father grew old and my brother he cried
But my hard heart could not be swayed
And when you called me the other day
I could not think of nothing to say
Though my very bones did shake for you
Yes my heart aches for the love I've missed
Maybe I could have kept you if I'd had more
Oh mother please forgive me
For try as I will, I just am not built for giving,
I am not built for this.