Monday, August 22, 2011

Please Don't Leave Me by P!nk

Marriage is like walking into the toilets at a nightclub.  If you've ever been to a club, chances are the toilets had those awful purple lights that show up every flaw on your skin.  You can go to a club confident that your foundation covers everything, only to have every blemish revealed under the lights.  Like the purple nightclub lights, marriage reveals your heart, your flaws, your weaknesses, your sin.  But while that sounds horrible, I believe it is a good thing.  Although it is uncomfortable and sometimes terrifying, we need to see what is below the surface.

When I heard this song by P!nk, I felt as though she had written it just for me, that she had somehow gotten into my head without my permission.  Not that I have an awful marriage by any stretch of the imagination, but I'm just being honest here.  Of course P!nk has had dramas in her own marriage which perhaps provided the inspiration for this song?

I don't know if I can yell any louder.
How many times have I kicked you out of here?
Or said something insulting?
Da da da, da da.

I can be so mean when I wanna be.
I am capable of really anything.
I can cut you into pieces,
But my heart is broken.
Da da da, da da.

Please don't leave me.
Please don't leave me.
I always said how I don't need you,
But it's always gonna come right back to this.
Please don't leave me.

How did I become so obnoxious?
What is with you that makes me act like this?
I've never been this nasty.
Da da da, da da.

Can't you tell that this is all just a contest.
The one that wins will be the one that hits the hardest.
But, baby, I don't mean it.
I mean it, I promise.
Da da da, da da.

I forgot to say out loud how beautiful you really are to me.
I can't live without, you're my perfect little punching bag.
And I need you, I'm sorry.
Da da da, da da.

1 comment:

Iris Flavia said...

Love sure is a weird thing... good lyrics.