Ancestra

Ancestra

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World - General | Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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Plays:

23

Song Description

Consider the autumn classic veggies that make a hearty harvest soup.

Story Behind the Song

Honoring the farmer's markets who supply our cities with bountiful produce from the fruits of their hard labor.

Lyrics

Celery simmers, steam into the night
Onions tear, then take flight
Garlic roasts, the rising moon
Yes! Vegetable broth fills my spoon

Pumpkins blaze, 'cross wilted fields
Tender squash, mixes full yield
Tomatoes fill, my hands with sun
Potatoes cede to ripeness done

Chorus
Fine wines of autumn, the farmers are parading
Fruits of labor rise and fall, a ripened serenading
Baskets heave and brim, the bounty of the hoop
Before the first frost nips, aged for harvest soup

Second crops, satisfy the pot
Cilantro dill, float to the top
Oregano, sage speak wisdom true
Thyme holds still within the brew

Bellies wait, strong aromas float
Yeast-filled bread, dressed in butter coats
Grace spills forth, sounding thankful words
Oh how our gratefulness is heard

Chorus

I give this cup of the harvest moon to you
I give this cup of the summer sun to you
I give this cup of the wizened earth
Of all the good things that bring us birth
I give this cup of love to you

Song Length
3:36
Genres
Folk - Contemporary, New Age - Health
Tempo / Feel
Medium Slow (91 - 110)
Lead Vocal
Female Vocal
Moods
Affable, Delighted

Subject Matter
Celebration, Vegetables


Language
English
Era
2000 and later

Lyric Credits Ancestra
Music Credits Ancestra
Producer Credits Maggie Delaney-Pothoff
Publisher Credits Ancestra
Performance Credits Ancestra
Label Credits Ancestra