A million reasons why
There are a million reasons why try
One reason that we do or die,
Two hands to wipe a tear struck eye
One heart to heave a heavy sigh.
We have two arms to hold embrace
Two legs to help us win the race,
A host of doors slammed in our face
One or two who set the pace.
There are five senses we can call
One brain to understand it all,
One bottom there to take the fall
One nose to press up to the wall.
So many minutes in one day
So many hours come what may,
So many years to go astray
Too many parts in life’s great play.
There are a million reasons why we try
I’ve listed but a few,
Yet the single greatest one I’ve missed
Is the love between just two.
Written by Tracey Odessa Kane 15th January 1996 ©.
Taken from the book ‘Touch Somebody Love Somebody’ by Tracey Odessa Kane 1999 ©.
Touch Somebody Love Somebody is available to purchase as a paperback on Amazon.
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