The Boys and Girls of Summer
Arleen Simmonds 
The boys and girls of summer,
No longer in our sight
Those sun-kissed happy faces
Now fill our dreams at night.
Long years ago they played and swam
Their laughter echoed along the lake.
Fishing, camping and firelight talks,
Youthful dreams of the life they'd make.

Those boys and girls of summer,
Now swim on a distant shore.
The memory of their faces,
Bring summer's glory to the fore.
Boys and girls of another time,
Now crowd the sands at the lake.
Laughing, splashing, in sun and spray,
Unaware of hearts that watch and ache.