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MURRAY COUNTY POETRY

Poems by Murray Poets and Poems About Murray County
Alma Mater
(Murray County High School)
Lula Gladden
1930s


From the cliffs of old Cohutta,
Once against the sky
Came the walls of Alma Mater
So rugged and so high.

Chorus:
Forward ever be out watchword
Conquer without fail;
For our hearts shall love thee ever,
Alma Mater, Hail!

Zephers blow among our pine trees,
Our hall, a harvest queen;
Diamonds sparkling on the dew drops,
Make our lawn a sheen.

Dear Murray County High School,
Always our hears shall ne'er careen;
But loyal to our colors ever,
Just pure white and green.

For this Oasis on life's desert,
We shall breath a sigh,
To the fountain of the purest,
We'll turn to Murray High.


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