"Love Me For What I Am" as written by John Bettis and Palma Anne Pascale....
We fell in love
On the first night that we met
Together
We've been happy
I have very few regrets
The ordinary problems
Have not been hard to face
But lately little changes
Have been slowly taking place
You're always finding something
Is wrong in what I do
But you can't rearrange my life
Because it please you

You've got to love me
For what I am
For simply being me
Don't love me
For what you intend
Or hope that I will be
And if you're only using me
To feed your fantasy
You're really not in love
So let me go
I must be free

If what you want
Isn't natural for me
I won't pretend to keep you
What I am I have to be
The picture of perfection
Is only in your mind
For all your expectations
Love can never be designed
We either take each other
For ev'rything we are
Or leave the life
We've made behind
And make another start

You've got to love me
For what I am
For simply being me
Don't love me
For what you intend
Or hope that I will be

And if you're only using me
To feed your fantasy
You're really not in love
So let me go
I must be free
And if you're only using me
To feed your fantasy

You're really not in love
So let me go
I must be free
You're really not in love
So let me go
I must be free


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    General CommentAnother oputstanding power ballad from the classic Carpenters album "Horizon".

    This song was written by New Yorker Palma Pascale. Palma is a wonderful singer/songwriter/composer who is also a really interesting, intelligent and funny lady.
    RickHenryon December 16, 2005   Link

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