"Summer Wind, Cotton Dress" as written by and Richard Shindell....
I was hers and you were his
The night we met out on that bridge
You knew then what I know now
That love put down comes back some how

The comet came, the comet went
And hid its face in the firmament
I looked once and then turned away
When I looked again it was much too late

[Chorus]
A summer wind, a cotton dress
This is how I remember you best
A glance held long and a stolen kiss
This is how I remember you best

The fool I was is the fool I am
I've got a wife, I'm a family man
But when I lay in our bed
I sometimes dream I'm holding you instead

[Chorus]

The kids are fine
They're six and nine
I think you'd probably like my wife
But the kitchen light seems much too bright
For what I find myself thinking tonight

[Chorus]


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"A Summer Wind, A Cotton Dress" as written by Richard Shindell

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    General CommentI both love and hate this song. It is so beautiful and sad at the same time. Also, the idea of cheating is painful to me, and yet here it is laid out so heartfelt. Great job Mr. Shindell of hitting every feeling one can have, all in one song.
    baa04on April 24, 2018   Link

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