Beach in Seabright

V1:
I look at my kids
I look at my wife
I think to myself
What a wonderful life
We have a house
A couple of cars
I feel so grateful
As I stare at the stars

Chorus:
And I know time is moving
faster than I’d like
I know it’s been a while since
I’ve been on my cruiser bike
I also know all of this
is I would dream about
As I’d go out with my friends
night after night
Searching for the one
with sweetness and light
At the Yacht Harbor near that
quiet beach in Seabright

Bridge:
I didn’t see it comin’
But I fell hard and fast
I was confident and cool
wishin’ and hopin’ we’d last
And sure as hell got so lucky
We’ve been together for this long
When I think we’ll break apart
My prediction is all wrong

Chorus 2:
And I know time is moving
faster than desired
I know it’ll be a while
Before we’ll both be retired
I also know all of this
is what I hoped for as a teen
As I’d go out with my friends
Friday and Saturday night
Searching for more than
sweetness and light
At weekend bonfires on that
quiet beach in Seabright

V2:
I look at my kids
And who I’ve become
We didn’t end up where
In the town I’m from
This journey I’m on
With my new family
Is the best damn thing
That’s happened to me

Chorus 3:
And I know time is movin’
faster than I’d like
It’s been a while since
I’ve been on my cruiser bike
I also know all of this
is all I’d ever need and want
Someday I’ll take them all to
The Crow’s Nest Restaurant
Where I’d admire everyone
with sweetness and light
Who grew up like me on that
quiet beach in Seabright

Who grew up like me on that
quiet beach in Seabright

First Draft, December, 2019
Second Draft, January, 2020

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