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Head underwater
And they tell me
To breathe easy for a while
Breathing gets harder, even I know that
Made room for me;
It's too soon to see
If I'm happy in your hands
I'm unusually hard to hold on to

Blank stares at blank pages
No easy way to say this
You mean well, but you make this hard on me

I'm not gonna write you a love song
'Cause you asked for it
'Cause you need one
,
You see

I'm not gonna write you
A love song
'Cause you tell me it's
Make or breaking this
If you're on your way

I'm not gonna write you to
Stay
If all you have is leavin',
I'ma need a better reason
To write you
A love song
Today
Today, Yeah

I learned the hard way
That they all say
Things you want to hear


My heavy heart sinks deep down under
You and your twisted words,
Your help just hurts
You are not what I thought you were
Hello to high and dry

Convince me to please you
Make me think that I need this too
I'm trying to let you hear me as I am

I'm not gonna write you a love song
'Cause you asked for it
'Cause you need one,
You see

I'm not gonna write you
A love song
'Cause you tell me it's
Make or breaking this
If you're on your way

I'm not gonna write you to
Stay
If all you have is leavin',
I'ma need a better reason
To write you
A love song
Today

Promise me that you'll leave the light on
To help me see
With daylight, my guide, gone
'Cause I believe there's a way you can love me
Because I say
I'm not gonna write you a love song
'Cause you asked for it
'Cause you need one,
You see

I'm not gonna write you
A love song
'Cause you tell me it's
Make or breaking this
Is that why you wanted a love song?
'Cause you asked for it?
'Cause you need one?
You see

I'm not gonna write you a love song
'Cause you tell me it's
Make or break in this
Or you're on your way
I'm not gonna write you
To stay

If your heart is nowhere in it
I don't want it for a minute
Babe, I'll walk the seven seas when I believe that
There's a reason to write you
A love song
Today



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  • l
    +8
    lilscooterApr 24, 2008 at 7:37 pm
    its just heart touching to me and it just to deep. it make me want to write love songs all day
  • gabzybear
    +5
    gabzybearSep 22, 2008 at 7:45 am
    I LOVE SARA BAREILLES!!!
    Her song love song just blows me away. She is one of my fave artists and that's one of my fave songs!
    I don't like her song 'bottle it up' though but love song is just so awesome!!!
    I'm a true fan Sara! You are totally excellent.
  • gabzybear
    +4
    gabzybearOct 12, 2008 at 5:22 am
    GO SARA, GO SARA GO GO BAREILLES!!! WOW!!!THIS SONG IS MY NUMBER 1 TOTALLY LUV IT!!! IT HAS SUCH AN AWESOME TUNE AND BEAT!!!
  • d
    +4
    darkangel4othApr 3, 2008 at 3:50 am
    i think one of the meanings to this song is:

    she's not just gonna give her heart out to anybody... she needs a reason, a motive to but when she does find a reason she will do anything in he power to keep it

  • m
    +3
    MuzicalAug 26, 2009 at 1:31 am
    It means that, her ppl wanted her to write a love song cuz ppl just love lovesongs. And she bascly sed, "ya know what, screw you" and took them this. But they didn't mind becuz its so popular :)

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