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Wild Flowers by Dolly Parton – A perfect Song for Hartola in April

Dolly Patton Wild Flowers

The song, Wild Flowers by Dolly Patton reminds me of Hartola in April when wild flowers of all shapes and colours take over the entire place. It’s indeed a sight to behold!.
Check out the video. You too will definitely fall in love with Hartola a small hamlet in Uttarakhand’s Kumaon region.

Lyrics of  Wildflowers by Dolly Parton

The hills were alive with wildflowers
And I was as wild, even wilder than they
For at least I could run, they just died in the sun
And I refused to just wither in place

Just a wild mountain rose, needing freedom to grow
So I ran fearing not where I’d go
When a flower grows wild, it can always survive
Wildflowers don’t care where they grow

And the flowers I knew in the fields where I grew
Were content to be lost in the crowd
They were common and close, I had no room for growth
And I wanted so much to branch out

So I uprooted myself from my home ground and left
Took my dreams and I took to the road
When a flower grows wild, it can always survive
Wildflowers don’t care where they grow

I grew up fast and wild and I never felt right
In a garden so different from me
I just never belonged, I just longed to be gone
So the garden, one day, set me free

I hitched a ride with the wind and since he was my friend
I just let him decide where I’d go
When a flower grows wild, it can always survive
Wildflowers don’t care where they grow

Just a wild rambling rose, seeking mysteries untold
No regret for the path that I chose
When a flower grows wild, it can always survive
Wildflowers don’t care where they grow

Wildflowers don’t care where they grow

Dhruv Baruah

Journalist by profession till he became a freelance-writer/co-host of Katie's Abode, Hartola.

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