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Head under water
And they tell me to breathe easy for a while
The 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 unusualy hard to hold on to
Blank stairs 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
Make a break in this
If you're on your way
I'm not gonna write you to stay
And all you have is leavin'
And I need a better reason to write you a love song today

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
And then sleep
To please you
They may think that I need this too
I'm tryin' 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
Make a break in this
If you're on your way
I'm not gonna write you to stay
And all you have is leavin'
And I need a better reason to write you a love song today

Promise me
You'll leave the light on
to help me see
Daylight my life on
I believe there's a way
You can love me because I'll 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
Make a break in 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
Make a break in this
If you're on your way
I'm not gonna write you to stay
If your heart is no where in it
I don't want it for a minute
Babe I'll walk the 7 seas
When I believe that's there's a reason to write you a love song today
Todayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy yeah!

Ohhhhhhhhh!



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  • U
    UnregisteredJul 7, 2012 at 10:22 pm
    She wouldn't write a song her agent wanted her to write, as well she should not. Unlike some celebrities, she has a mind of her own. I respect that in a woman or a man.
  • U
    UnregisteredJul 6, 2012 at 5:23 pm
    Record company told her "the only way you'll be famous is if you do a love song", no way punk this is me. Great song
  • U
    UnregisteredJul 2, 2012 at 5:09 am
    My meaning:
    I ain't gonna raichu a love song, 'cause you asked for it, 'cause you need one, you see~
    I ain't gonna raichu a love song~
  • U
    UnregisteredMay 19, 2012 at 3:04 am
    Guy is going way to fast for girl and is asking too much of her. So she's like no way bro
  • U
    UnregisteredMay 10, 2012 at 12:43 am
    I love you i love you but you don't love my the way i am so i wont love u the way u want me to and i wont ever talk to you again or write to you baby.

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