A poem of borrowed lyrics for Valentine's Day
What is love?
Do you want to know?
Your love – if it is true and real – is strange.
It is the drug, my drug.
If I get addicted, it becomes all that you and I need.
And how deep that hurts.
Love is endless.
Love – when we've found it – is all around us in the air.
It takes over.
Having somebody to love changes everything.
It lifts us up, higher and higher.
Love is a crazy little thing.
It's crazy stupid. And crazy. And stupid.
I wonder - when you tell me that you love me - if this is love.
Love like this, like you do.
Is it everlasting, for all time and forever?
Did I find my love?
Or is it that love lies?
It isn’t real?
Does it make me tough - with the power and glory given to me
So I'd do anything?
Or am I a victim of the same old story
You tell in the way you lie when you’re drunk?
These may seem four thought-provoking, emotionally-moving original stanzas of verse.
And they may not.
The entire thing is a mash-up, containing references to 56 popular song titles.
At least, that's 56 I counted. With my limited music knowledge, it's likely there are many more.
How many can you find?
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