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Sweet River Man

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Sweet River Man

Let's wait for the sunset one summer's day
down by the river where I always liked to play
we can kick off our shoes and bury our feet in the sand
come on please be my sweet river man
We can call the wild geese up with a little dab of feed
or jump in the water a little too deep
in that old Red River we can laugh and sing
take me by the hand, make that leap

Write our names in a heart in the sand
you can be my sweet river man
and I'll be your sweet lady river friend
we can hold on for life and scare the catfish twice
anything’s possible that time of day
my white sundress is a little bit dirty
from that red water that always stays so murky

I wouldn't want to be any other place
than down by the river where I always liked to play
and when the moon comes out tonight
and the stars shine bright
your sweet river lady
is going to sing to her sweet river man under the moonlight

watch those stars shooting in the dark as you hold me tight
until we see the sun start to rise
yeah down on the river where I always liked to play
nothing’s changed much since I was just a babe
but now I share with my sweet river man, my favorite place to play

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  1. Date: 5/30/2012 6:55:00 AM

    Very romantic and passionate..Sara

    Baxly Avatar Dee Baxly Date: 5/30/2012 1:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    :D
  1. Date: 5/7/2012 10:51:00 AM

    Red this is really cool, love the flow and the way it holds you from start to end, well done..David

    Baxly Avatar Dee Baxly Date: 5/7/2012 11:01:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, David. :-)