When once we played in fields of green Grand meadows and summer sun In Chuck Taylors with torn blue jeans Climbing trees and having fun Street hockey on a vacant lot Sailing frisbees through the air Building sand castles near the lake Living life without a care Now, days are short and time precious Yet the child inside still plays Drifting on dreams of yesteryear To the spring of happy days
© 2022 Phil Perkins
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Reelin’ In The Years by Steely Dan (1972) – see lyrics here.
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