Just Desserts

Just Desserts

V1

C                                   Bb

Love at First Sight – people they try but can not understand it

C                                  Bb

What made it right?  How could we drop everything as we’d planned it?

C                                        Bb

Sometimes at night – we both wondered why we were having such favor

C                                   Bb                                                                  F         Bb        F   Bb

Sometimes in spite of all good intentions we labeled them “Nay-Sayers”…

Chorus:

D                   C            Bb            D       C         Bb

We thought we deserved this – living on the surface

D                 C            Bb                   F       Bb     F   Bb

Somehow we were worth it – and then:

V2

Our first real fight – finally seeing we weren’t insulated

Who’s wrong – who’s right?  Seemed to be all that we concentrated on

Sometimes at night – we wondered why we were having such trouble

Sometimes in spite of all good intentions we burst our own bubble…

Chorus 2:

I did not deserve this – I did not deserve this

I did not deserve this – from you…

Bridge:

Bb                 C        Dm    Bb               C              D                 C

Where did I get the idea you had to be perfect to be perfect for me?

Bb                 C         Dm              C           Bb

Where did I get the idea that perfection existed?

Bb                  C         Dm    Bb                    C                 Dm            C

Where did I get the idea that conflict and doubt aren’t part of the equation?

Bb                  C         Db      C            Bb

Where did I get the idea – and not resist it…?

Just Deserts, p2

V3

You needed me – and They needed me and I needed me

You couldn’t be – all of the things I asked you to be

Sometimes at night you wondered how to provide what I longed for

Sometimes in spite of all good intentions I couldn’t have harmed you more…

Bridge:

Bb                 C        Dm    Bb               C              D                 C

Where did I get the idea you had to be perfect to be perfect for me?

Bb                 C         Dm              C           Bb

Where did I get the idea that perfection existed?

Bb                  C         Dm    Bb                    C                 Dm            C

Where did I get the idea that conflict and doubt aren’t part of the equation?

Bb                  C         Db      C            Bb

Where did I get the idea – and not resist it…?

Chorus 3:

You did not deserve this – You did not deserve this

You did not deserve this from me…

And I’m sorry….

V4

Love deep and wide – we thought we had it back at the beginning

That seed has died – and buried it and tripled our winnings

Sometimes at night – the roots go down deeper to steady the swaying

Sometimes in spite of all good intentions we were only playing at grace…

Chorus: 4

We did not deserve this: having hope resurface

Thrive and make it worth dying for…

@Beth Wacome Keck
June 9, 2009

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