A Thousand Wishes

Dance Like That

Peggy Watson
words/music by P. Watson


Her back is arched against the sky Her arms reach up like a swan about to fly She leans in low and leaps up like a flame Comes down gentle like the early autumn rain All I can do is stare Cause my own shoes won’t take me anywhere And the band’s playing in her soul Is it Mozart or jelly roll She twirls around and tips her hat Hey, I just wanna dance like that Her body willows, swaying in the breeze She wraps her colors around the children and the trees Her eyes send invitations She flirts with our imaginations Silk and dandelions flying everywhere A thousand wishes float like magic in the air Everybody’s smiling and I’m dying Cause my heart’s spinning round and round But my feet just won’t leave the ground My grown-up self begins to blur Cause I just wanna dance like her Flowers bend, she’s whirling by Startling bees and dragon flies Gliding through the fountain mist Rainbows stretch across her bliss Now she bows to the old oak tree But I still hear the melody The wind is pushing at my back I just wanna dance like that

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