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‘Watching Over You (Brianna’s Song)’

Songwriter, John Dolan wrote this song ‘Watching Over You (Brianna’s Song)” in honor of his niece, Brianna. He felt inspired to write this song in 1999 when Brianna was miscarried. Dolan hopes it can bring comfort to families who have suffered a similar loss.

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“Watching Over You” ©
(Brianna’s Song)

Verse 1
You never got to dress me up
in ribbons bows and lace
Never got to hear me laugh
Or see my smiling face
Never got to brush my hair
Or wash between my toes
Why I had to leave so soon
Only heaven knows

Verse 2
You never got to hear me cry
Or wipe away my tears
You never got to watch me grow
Or silence all my fears
You never got to see me walk
Or fall and scrape my knee
Heaven knows that sometimes
Things aren’t meant to be

Chorus
Heaven knows I love you
Heaven knows you love me too
I know you did everything
There was for you to do
Don’t you worry mommy, daddy
We’ll be together soon
I’m looking down from heaven
And I’m watching over you
I’m waiting here in heaven
And I’m watching over you

Bridge
Never got to hear me laugh
Never got to hear me cry
Never got to say hello
Never got to say good-bye

Don’t you worry mommy, daddy
We’ll be together soon
I’m looking down from heaven
And I’m watching over you
I’m waiting here in heaven
And I’m watching over you

Written By: John Dolan (October 1999)

This song is performed by a close friend of Dolan and is being shared for no financial gain.

Comments(2)

  1. Reply
    Scot Thomson says

    What a great song! Thank you for sharing!

  2. Reply
    Marilynn Maurer says

    Lovely song with wonderful lyrics. God bless you for sharing.

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