It takes a lifetime
To learn how to love
It starts with a flicker
That bursts into flames
Then it fades to an ember
With fights and with fingers pointing out blame
Oh to exercise the next
Of falling in love with you
Over and over and over
Let's close off our escape routes
Let's not put it off tonight
Let's close off our escape routes
We can have it all tonight

It takes a lifetime to learn how to love
Most of the time I'm taking too much in my turn
But I yearn for your closeness and gentle return
Oh to exercise the end
Falling in love with you
Over and over and over
Over, over, and over
Over, over, over, over

My arms snake around yours
Your lips open
Explore
These promises we have saved
They hold us
They hold and maintain

Let's close off our escape routes
Let's not put it off tonight
Let's close off our escape routes
We can have it all tonight
(x2)

We can have it all
We can have it all tonight


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    General Commentcorrection, I think it's "Oh, to exercise the *act* of / Falling in love with you"

    This is such a beautiful song. The first line, "It takes a lifetime to learn how to love" is so beautiful. Shara says she "stole" this line, but I think this whole song is a complete work of genius.
    pbankaon November 09, 2011   Link

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