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Standin' beside of the ocean
Lookin' out across the water
Everythin' is beautiful
But I still don't feel like I oughta

Things we wanted, not so long ago
I got 'em all now, babe
But I ain't got you no more

Still I remember
The way you held me
And all the sweet things you used to say
When we were two young lovers
Dancin' the night away

I remember everythin'
Dresses you used to wear
You were so light and graceful
You seem to float right through the air

Me I looked so funny dancin'
But you loved me anyhow
Now I wish I could find somebody
To love me like that now

Still I remember
The way you held me
And all the sweet things you used to say
When we were two young lovers
Dancin' the night away

Standin' beside of the ocean
Lookin' out across the bay
I should look for companionship
But it just gets in my way

All the lights are flickerin'
Out along the shore
I see people dancin' there
But I just don't dance no more

Still I remember
The way you held me
And all the sweet things you used to say
When we were two young lovers
Dancin' the night away

Let me see you dance
Let me see you dance
Oh, babe, let me see you dance
I can still see you dance
I remember you dancin'
Oh, babe, let me see you dance



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  • U
    UnregisteredAug 10, 2014 at 1:55 pm
    I picture a man looking out over the water reminiscing over his wife who has passed away. He is remembering a fond memory of them together as a young newlywed couple. I picture him as an old man with a lonely look on his face. I picture flashbacks to a young, beautiful couple dancing at maybe a social gathering where they were the life of the party with all eyes on them. In this scene I picture her as the instigater of the dancing, and him as reluctant participant at first, and then he gives in to her free spirit and no longer cares about what people are thinking. As the memory fades they dance off into the darkness, hand in hand. Then it fades back to the old lonely man on the sea shore for a brief moment, then a new vision appears and he sees her again as the young, beautiful girl he remembered her as, the vision fades back to him, he is now a young man again and joins her hand in hand dancing away, the vision turns back to the sea shore and there is only a wreath of remembrance there.

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