I will bow and be simple,
I will bow and be free,
I will bow and be humble,
Yea, bow like the willow tree.

I will bow, this is the token,
I will wear the easy yoke,
I will bow and will be broken,
Yea, I’ll fall upon the rock.

This song was written by the North Family of the Shaker Community in New Lebanon, New York, in 1947.

You can listen to the song on its song page in The Music Box.

The song can be found on page 43 in the Faith chapter of the songbook Rise Up Singing.