ASKING  US  TO  DANCE
Written by Hugh Prestwood
Performed by Kathy Mattea
There's a full moon up and rising
And there's a whisper of a breeze
Blowing through the tangled silver
Hanging from the cypress trees
There's a river made of moonlight
Flowing clear across the lake
And there's a million stars just waitin'
To fall for any wish we make

Darlin', tonight I am reminded
How much these two hearts need romance
You know it isn't all that often
We get this kind of chance
Why don't we get caught in this moment?
Be victims of sweet circumstance?
Tonight I feel like all creation
Is asking us to dance

There'll be time enough tomorrow
To get back to our daily bread
But there's something 'bout this evening
That's put this notion in my head
That heaven and the earth are meeting
Tonight upon this very spot
And all the things on earth worth havin'
Are things that we've already got

Darlin' tonight I am reminded
How much these two hearts need romance
You know it isn't all that often
We get this kind of chance
Why don't we get caught in this moment?
Be victims of sweet circumstance?
Tonight I feel like all creation
Is asking us to dance

Why don't we get caught in this moment?
Be victims of sweet circumstance?
Tonight I feel like all creation
Is asking us to dance
This song is all about romance.  Nothing complicated or deep; in fact it's a reminder that some of the best things in life are simple and ours for the asking if we will only look for them.
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