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Leaves from the vine
Falling so slow
Like fragile tiny shells
Drifting in the foam
Little soldier boy
Come marching home
Brave soldier boy
Comes marching home

Those leaves did grow
From branches overgrown
Drifting slowly down
Resting on the loam
Little soldier boy
Taken from home
Forced to fight a war
That's not his own

Leaves from the vine
Falling so slow
Like fragile tiny shells
Drifting in the foam
Little soldier boy says
"Carry me home"
Sleeping soldier boy
Is carried home
i love this song ^^

LINK(girl singing):[link]

Iroh singing it:[link]

he doesnt sing teh full version though ._.
all well,im used to Iroh singing it because i first heard it on Avatar the last airbender,but the other is good too ^^
enjoy! ^^
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Kizashi-chan Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Damn it, I tried to sing this without crying...I failed so miserably....
ilunaria Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I am not afraid to admit hearing him sing this so broken makes me cry every damn time ;-;
Mii-Chiiro Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
this song always makes me cry....and yes I still cry every time I see Iroh....heck I even cried when the generals name from the legend of korra was Iroh ;-; AND I DON'T REGRET IT
I just love him so much //cries
mischeviousmuffin Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  Student Writer
Love this song!!!
cottontailluver Featured By Owner May 8, 2014
So beautiful... *tearbends*  Waaaah! 
CheshireFillette Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014
Iroh is actually one of my favourite Avatar characters. He's so kind and full of joy and understanding. When I saw this short tale of bei shang sa and him singing this song on his son's grave I started to cry :) This song is just beautiful
Ranmainuyasha Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013
Great, now I'm transcending. Still, beautiful song and it fits some characters that I write about. Thank you for posting this sad yet beautiful song. :',)
AlkuraDemoralManeke Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow thanks that is really helpful for me!

I'll be cosplaying Iroh soon, time frame based upon funds available lol, and my friend asked me to sing this while in cosplay and I went hunting for the full version because I wanted to know if it existed more than just what was sung in the show.
pandaora Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Student General Artist
This song is just precious. I love Iroh, he was a great character in Avatar.
Enya-Kithael Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh GOD WHEN I GOT TO THE FIRST "Brave soldier boy" I started tearing up as soon as I said "Brave" Holy crap!
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