intro D D/G D/A D Verse 1 D D/G D/A D You ask me if I love you, and I choke on my reply. F#m Bm E A I'd rather hurt you honestly, than mislead you with a lie Em A D Bm And who am I to judge you on what you say or do G F#/D E F# A I'm only just beginning to see the real you. Chorus D D/G A F#m And sometimes when we touch. The honesty's too much Bm E A And I have to close my eyes, and hide. D D/G A F#/A I wanna hold you till I die, till we both break down, and cry. Em A D I want to hold you till the fear in me subsides. Verse2 D D/G D/A D Romance in all its strategy has me battling with my pride F#m Bm E A But though the insecurity some tenderness survies Em A D Bm Im just another writer still trapped with in my truths G F#/D E F# A A hesitant prize fighter still trapped with in my youth. Chorus D D/G A F#m And sometimes when we touch the honestys too much Bm E A and I have to close my eyes, and hide D D/G A F#A I wanna hold you till I die till we both breakdown, and cry Em A D I wanna hold you till the fear in me subsides Bridge A A A D At times Id like to hold you and drive you to your knees Bm F#m G A at times Id like to break through, and hold you endlessly D D/G D/A D at times I understand you, and I know how hard you try F#m Bm E A Ive watched while love commands you and Ive watched love pass you by Em A D Bm At times I think were drifters, still searching for a friend G F#D E F# A a brother or a sister, but then the passion flares again. Repeat chorus.