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Can You Reach Me

Janis Ian

Can you reach me?
Would you teach me to be free?
Is it such an easy thing, to be a friend?
Can you reach me?
Would you teach me to be free?
Have you got a helping hand to lend?

It's okay - I know you're trying to wait
hoping time will hesitate
as you sit down on the phone
It's too late, when your hands begin to shake
You're trying to make it and break it all alone
And I know I can't please you
I can only try to reach out to you

Can you reach me?
Would you teach me to be free?
Is it such an easy thing, to be a friend?
Can you reach me?
Would you teach me to be free?
Have you got a helping hand to lend?

beause, my friend, seems like everything depends
on the timing of my bending papers waiting for a song
Yes, and then, seems like everybody depends
on the lifting of a hand, and...

I go 'round and 'round and 'round
I be bound - I got nothing to give
but God – I'm gonna live
I'm gonna live – I'm gonna live

Would you reach me? Would you teach me to be free?
Is it such an easy thing? Be my friend – my friend - oh, be my friend

Tell me, would you reach me? Tell me, tell me is it easy?
Could you please me? Could you release me?

Oh would you reach me? Tell me, tell me is it easy?
Would you tease me? Would you believe in me?

Tell me, could you reach me – tell me, tell me is it easy?
Would you tease me?
Release me...

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