In This Corner: Love

 
Round one, you come out swinging
all young, happy and singing
ain't yet aware of how they might do ya
watch out, boy, they're gonna screw ya
treat you real nice, take you out to lunch
get yourself ready for the sucker punch
they put you to sleep and get you to dreaming
wake up, it's a nightmare, you're screaming.

Round two, you started sweating
who knows the kind of odds that they're betting
you're taking some punches and bouncing right back
on the defensive but yet to attack
'cause you got the power and you don't even know it
comes a time you're going to show it
'cause it ain't the reach and it ain't the girth
it's only that the meek shall inherit the earth.

We got love, we're going to rise above
in this corner, we got love
We got love, we're going to rise above
in this corner, we got love

Round three, you started bleeding
and it's a frenzy, sharks get to feeding
weak in the knees, your whole world is spinning
you no longer care about losing or winning
'cause life as a punching bag gets demanding
but you're standing, still commanding
a force that's inside of you
like a horse, you gotta ride it on through.

Round four, you hit the mat
you go splat like a baseball bat
pick yourself up, hanging on the ropes
losing your hopes like those other dopes
ain't quite sure if you're still a contender
or just a pretender that wants to surrender
looking into the mouth of hell
when all of a sudden, saved by the bell.

We got love, we're going to rise above
in this corner, we got love
We got love, we're going to rise above
in this corner, we got love

Round five, you're still alive
'cause you got a very strong will to survive
that's right, it's about survival
with soul in revival you got no rival
no more bending, begging or pleading
truth is the only thing that we're needing
I swear by the blood of a mother's sons
one grain of truth beats a thousand guns.

Round six, let's call the fight
do it again on some other night
split decision, no winners
no saints, no sinners
'cause life is a never ending struggle
good and evil are things that you juggle
I know the hawk will fall to the dove
'cause in this corner we got love.

We got love, we're going to rise above
in this corner, we got love
We got love, we're going to rise above
in this corner, we got love

J. Stacey/Stabro Music BMI, ©1992

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