Say It Isn't So
Nanci Griffith

When you say I love you
Is it just because you know that's what I want to hear?
Lately friends are warning me
What they hesitate to tell me leaves a thread of fear
People talk around this town
And when the final truth comes down
There's only one thing left to do
It's come back 'round to you
(come back 'round to you)

     (chorus) 
     Say it isn't so 
     Tell me that you're someone 
     I'll believe in 
     Am I the last to know 
     That you don't love me anymore? 
     Oh, if you ever did 
     Say it isn't so 
     Am I caught up in a web 
     That you are weaving? 
     Oh, the stories I've been told 
     Indicate that you're already 
     Reachin' for the door 

It's just a lovers situation
Are you in or out of love?
I've heard those words before
I've had to face up to the truth
Cuz' staying and pretending
Would have hurt him more
Sometimes lovers stay too long
Sometimes they leave too soon
There's only one thing left to do
It's come back 'round to you
(come back 'round to you)

(repeat chorus)

(tag)
Oh, the stories I've been told
Baby...Just say it isn't so
Words and music by Nanci Griffith and Harlan Howard