not show me how much you care;
show me not a friendship true.
do not send your heart to me;
I cannot accept these gifts from you.
all my life, I've never known
caring, giving, a loving touch.
in all my life I've not been shown
that another's love could mean so much.
times I allow you close to me,
sometimes I wonder if you'll stay.
then I am plagued by darkest doubt,
thinking that soon, you'll turn away.
can only love you from afar,
must remain forever in control.
for I know your love will soon be gone,
though always cherished by my lonely soul.
love, my heart cries out for you
and I long for your arms so warm.
I cannot sleep throughout the night
in misery, I await the breaking dawn.
show me not how much you care
pledge me your love... not ever.
just let me love you in my heart
and keep you there forever.
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