If You Want to Feel

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Harry Chapin

Harry Forster Chapin (December 7, 1942 – July 16, 1981) was an American singer-songwriter best known for his folk rock songs including "Taxi", "W*O*L*D", and the No. 1 hit "Cat's in the Cradle". Chapin was also a dedicated humanitarian who fought to end world hunger; he was a key player in the cr… more »

Oh God they got you gun shy
You know your skin's as cold as ice
Your eyes are double filtered babe
You're so afraid to be nice
There's no way you're ready 
To let your defenses down
 Though I won't come on heavy  There is a lesson that I've found 

If you try to look
But you don't touch 
Then you won't touch 
But you'll never feel
And if you don't feel
You'll never cry
And if you don't cry
Then you'll never heal

 There are lessons to life
That the lovers got to learn  There are corners out there 
You know they're waitin' somewhere 
And you've got to be prepared to turn
 There are callouses that come
That the lovers got to earn
In the years of your youth 
You can't be fire proof 
You know you've got to get burned 

Can't you feel excitement 
Feel it welling up inside 
What makes you think emotion
Is something that you hide
Yes I might take advantage 
But I'll be gentle if I do
And I'll be here in the morning  Still lookin' at you

Written by: HARRY F. CHAPIN

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If You Want to Feel