The Hanging Tree by J. A. Seazer (首吊りの木 / J. A. シーザー)

Sakura have blossomed on the hanging tree
Everyone has forgotten
About the woman left behind

They’ve fallen, the sakura on the hanging tree
She has moved away
The woman left all alone

Oh, light a fire
Frozen love is like that
If he dies, she is left behind
If she dies, he is left behind
Sakura blossom only to fall

A crow lands on the hanging tree
No one speaks of it now
The woman’s sorrowful love

The hanging tree is our own
Everyone has forgotten
The one and only love of my mother

首吊りの木にサクラが咲いた
みんな忘れてしまったよ
取り残された女の事は

首吊りの木のサクラが散った
どこか引越ししてったよ
取り残された女が一人

ああ、灯せ
氷の愛はそんなもの
男が死ねば女が残り
女が死ねば男が残り
サクラが咲けば散るばかり

首吊りの木にカラスが止まる
誰も噂をしないのさ
女悲しい恋だったとて

首吊りの木は我が家の木だよ
みんな忘れてしまったよ
たった一度のおふくろの恋

NOTES:

Thanks again to Yumi for clarifying some of the sung lyrics.

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