You are the reason

Cody Brunner

This morning I heard the song “You are the Reason” by Calum Scott for the first time. I cried. It’s everything I can’t find a way to put to words when it comes to you.


You are the reason, I am alive.

You are the reason, I don’t give up on myself.

You are the reason, I don’t give up on you.

You are the reason, I smile.

You are the reason, I cry.

You are the reason, I am getting my shit together.

You are the reason, I am actively fighting my legal problems.

You are the reason, I am standing up on my own.

You are the reason, I won’t treat someone like that again.

You are the reason, that sometimes I can’t breathe.

You are the reason, that I can breathe.

You are the reason, I am taking steps to be a better man.

You are the reason, I am picking up and moving on for myself.

You are the reason, it will all be okay.

I’d climb every mountain
And swim every ocean
Just to be with you
And fix what I’ve broken
Oh, ’cause I need you to see
That you are the reason

You are the reason…you are my reason.

Cody Brunner

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