Harmless Love (Ferron)

what's the matter with harmless take a new step in an old direction if you think about tenderness what's the matter with harmless love i take a little walk outside in a town that brings me pears and peaches i'm busting with love inside and it's always more than it ever teaches on the curb i pass a friend of mine we seem a little older maybe a little wiser we laugh about the shades of time and marvel at love, the great skyrider what's the matter with harmless (harmless) take a new step in an old direction if you think about tenderness (think about, think about a little tenderness) what's the matter with a hand-on-a-hand affection do you dream about a new day (harmless) you gotta dream about something strong and simple (dream) "each and every" is a kind thing to say what's the matter with harmless love you play it cool and then you love someone you try to fight it but kind love knows you tell yourself you're in it just for fun but ain't it funny how good love shows you know how to tell a joke in troubled times pass the sugar on a cold dark night spend a nickel just to save that dime toward a winter that will bite just right what's the matter with harmless (harmless) take a new step in an old direction if you think about tenderness (think about, think about a little tenderness) what's the matter with a hand-on-a-hand affection do you dream about a new day (harmless) you gotta dream about something strong and simple (dream) "each and every" is a kind thing to say what's the matter with harmless love light a candle for softness light a candle for friends til they come thru light a candle for warm, kind love light a candle for me and you 'cause there's a reason we've come here are we holding back or are we willing for a connection while knowing what we hold most dear must eventually surrender to it's own direction what's the matter with harmless (harmless) take a new step in an old direction you think about tenderness (think about, think about a little tenderness) what's the matter with a hand-on-a-hand affection do you dream about a new day (harmless) you gotta dream about something strong and simple (dream) "each and every" is a kind thing to say what's the matter with harmless love