Human nature beams for all to see, the story now unfolds
As they wonder into wonderland, their lives the starring role
He makes his move so carefully, as he takes her by the hand
He whispers that he loves her, so she fails to understand
Strolling loves, angelic passages, with visions crystal clear
He demonstrates his love for her; she hides away her fears
He showers her with prizes; she’s the first in his love life!
He piles on the emotions, but she don’t want to be his wife
You and I will build a dream together, give me your heart I will love forever
When I hold your hand, I start to understand
What they mean when they say love, what we mean when we say love

Well now you really better love me so, or I will hate your guts!
Your mine all mine, no ifs, or buts, no one else must ever touch
And to you I now give all my heart, as I knew I would right from the start
Our gold band now engages us within the institute of dreams

They ride the path towards married bliss, but something’s just not right
Those visions now seem so distorted, they disagree and fight
Both now miss their freedom, but this contract they have created
In acceptance with society’s morals, a tradition that’s so dated
Looking back in time, she thinks what's life got in store from here
Confused, twisted, sick inside, he drowns in another beer
With tears in eyes, he walks away, he convinced that, that is that!
But absences make the heart grow fonder, and now he begs her to come back

She finds a man to compensate, he wins at home, she plays away
It’s been going on a while now? All seems lost is it too late?
But meanwhile he is out there finding solace with another
She holds sweet truth, he keeps dark secrets, she looks, he knows he loves her
But he also dreams up images of all the thoughts of her he has missed
They patch it up for the umpteenth time as this tale takes another twist

Loves a never-ending question always asking why is it wrong?
To hold love and feelings for more than one and well, that’s another song

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