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The Rose by Bette Midler

Some say love it is a river
That drowns the tender reed
Some say love it is a razor
that (1)____________ (2)________ soul to bleed

Some say (3)________ it is a hunger
an endless aching need
I say love it is a flower
and you its only seed

It's the (4)__________ afraid of breaking
that never learns to dance
It's the dream afraid of waking
that never takes the chance

It's the one who won't be taken
who cannot (5)________ to give
and the soul afraid of dyin'
that never learns to live

When the night has been too lonely
and the road has been too long
and you (6)__________ that love is only
for the (7)__________ and the strong

Just remember in the winter
far beneath the bitter snows
lies the seed (8)________ with the sun's love
in the spring becomes the rose
Answers:
(1) leaves(2) your(3) love(4) heart(5) seem(6) think(7) lucky(8) that