Written by John Jackson and Dave Sieracki
Staring out at the sky
Wondering if you even recognize you can mesmerize
And keep a man holding on
So I’m keeping my head held high
Even when you’ve held me hostage in the friend zone
I’ll search until I make my great escape
What more can I do? What more can I say? (To gain acceptance, to break your silence)
How far must I go to open your heart? (To end the distance and tip the balance)
Looking up at dark clouds
They keep looming over me so ominously
Still I hope they’ll pass me by
Yes, I’m trying not to read the signs
They’d tell me that loving you is a hopeless case
Denied, but not ready to give up
I need more strength to tear down these walls (Your reluctance, your resistance)
I can’t find the key to unlock your heart (I need some guidance to tip the balance)
They always say that patience is a virtue, but I’ve learned
What you take too long to know can really hurt you
I’m down, but I’m not out for the count
If I walked away, would you feel a twinge of regret or even doubt?
Could that lead to love?
Is that the way to your love?
Done all I can do, said all I can say(To gain acceptance, to break your silence)
Gone as far as I can to open your heart (To end the distance and tip the balance)
It’s all up to you to take the next step (Need your assistance)
And tip the balance to love
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