From the recording One Light Town
Spring turned to summer, now here comes the fall, I watched my garden grow so tall. Yes, my flowers did bloom, and our love it did too, now winter brings on the frost.
Well the Mountain Stretch high, rivers twist and they wind, and the water has cutthroat that fight. But the gettin is tough, a man must work where he must, but please take with you, this heart of mine.
I’ll wait, I’ll wait oh yes I will wait. For patience , is a young women’s game. I’ll wait I’ll wait you know I will wait, but not in sorrow and never in vain.
Well, I work hard each day, plant trees and dig graves, and I wonder with the money I save… I could pay off my home and be free from these loans and I’d buy us a multi engine plane.
But I’ll wait, I’ll wait oh yes I will wait. I’ll do my homework and keep getting paid. I’ll wait I’ll wait oh yes I will wait, for our future, on this unwritten page.
Well I know that you miss me, with the way you did kiss me that morning, when we said goodbye. I know we’ll be fine just as long as we write and say good morning, and good evening at night.
I’ll wait, I’ll wait yes I will wait, for patience is a young woman’s game. I’ll wait, I’ll wait, yes I will wait, but not in sorrow and never in vain.