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Kay Ashley: Music

Beautiful

(Kay Ashley)
March 21, 2009
Words & Music by Kay Ashley

Beautiful African boy,
every time I see your eyes,
all I see are birds in flight.

Beautiful African boy,
every time I see your smile,
I wish you'd sit and stay awhile.

My beauty, I see the future full of you and me;
my lovely, I see the sun shining on sandy beaches;
my ebony tree, you make me feel so beautiful,
so beautiful and free.

Beautiful African boy,
every time you walk away,
I feel my heart sigh and break.

Beautiful African boy,
I wanna wait, I wanna stay,
but it's always been too late.

My beauty, I see the future full of you and me;
my lovely, I see the sun shining on sandy beaches;
my ebony tree, you make me feel so beautiful,
so beautiful and free.

We were born under different skies,
the things I believe, you think they're lies.
You are ruled by the minaret tower,
and I believe in my own power,
my own power, my own power...

Beautiful African boy,
let's live on the pulse of today,
that's all we've got anyway.

Beautiful African boy,
let's cherish the joy we feel,
it can't last but it's so real.

My beauty, I see the future full of you and me;
my lovely, I see the sun shining on sandy beaches;
my ebony tree, you make me feel so beautiful,
so beautiful and free,
so beautiful and free,
so beautiful and free.