From the recording Reason For Love
I quit writing love songs a while ago. . . . the last record I did with that kind of music was "Under The Same Sky," produced with Rob Gal--really beautiful tunes and some of my favorites. But "Reason For Love" is probably my very favorite (is this true?) of the love songs I've written. I like the circularity of the chorus; I know that angst and those depths, the wrench and the uncertainty. Wow.
So what is the question that the answer is love?
Reason For Love
well, my words are pouring out of me like sweat
and the actions I remember are the actions I regret
and I won’t take any chances ‘cause it’s all a losing bet
Is there a reason for love
There is a reason for love
if there’s a reason for love
I’d give up reason for love
and I don’t know if I miss you or it’s just the empty space
or maybe it’s just me that I don’t wanna face
and with all the second-guessing, was it ever love in the first place?
and it feels like it’s one or the other; then it feels like it’s you or it’s me
but it all comes down, it all comes down to this—it just is what it is
so what is the question that the answer is love?
and what is forgiveness when I do the same stuff?
and how will I ever know what feels like enough?