"My Arms Are Open Wide"

When people ask me 
How it's going
Between you and I,
I don't know what to say.
Sometimes I want to lie,
And say everything's okay.

They look at me strange
When I tell them
That I just don't know,
Sometimes they ask me why.
Am I at fault? Maybe so.
Perhaps I am too shy.

But it seems to me
That I'm doing
The best that I can.
Just what more can I do?
I am only a man,
A man in love with you.

I want to wine and dine you, and make you 
happy for a while
I want to give you flowers and candy
just to see you smile
I want to walk with you, hand in hand
and side by side
You're all I've ever wanted, my arms
are open wide
I want to spend quiet moments alone with you
and hold you close to me
I want to be a part of your life, and be to you
what you are to me.

1984 rmv

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