A Salty Affair

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(capo on fret 8... or wherever)

G-----------------C----------
I saw you many years ago
----D-----------------------
above the stinging sand
-------------Em--------------
While your piercing blue was
--C-------------D--------
staring at the beach
--------C----------------D-----
And the rising and the crash
----------G-----------------Em----
Kept my attention oh so rapt
-----------C----------------------D------------------Em---
Then your lulling sounds would send me back to sleep
---------C------------------------D------------------G-----
Oh, your lulling sounds would send me back to sleep

I saw in you a majesty, a wisdom cold and free
An adventure that I'd like to come and play
But though I struggled oh so hard
To come and meet you out that far
You were oh so good at waving me away
You knew that I was safer far away

So many times I came to you
To feel your salty tongue
But one day I knew a different kiss so sweet
You were old and I was young
And our year were so much fun
But I needed one a little more like me
You knew she was a little more like me

Amidst my happy life I still remember you so dear
Under the sun I'd felt the splashing and the spray
With your wisdom cold and free
You were always there for me
And I know that I will see you 'gain some day
You know that I'll be back again someday

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from Cold and Free, released August 20, 2016

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The Whiskey Predicament is Nate recording original tunes on lo-fi equipment. Nate enjoys comics, surfing, pipes, presidents, hamburgers and whiskey. You can contact him at nathanfey@gmail.com

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