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These troubled souls torment me

They scream against injustice

But they don’t know how to see

And I don’t know how to leave

 

It destroys me to hear their cry

Who am I to say nothing?

Because I don’t know how to fly

And they don’t know how to believe

 

Oh, why do we enjoy their art?

I know them and understand

Because they have my heart

I know them because I am like they are

 

 

These demented souls feed

They feast on your sacrifice

But they don’t know how to bleed

And I know because I can’t leave

 

It burns me to fight

Who am I to do nothing?

Because I no longer know what is right

And they know because they can’t believe

 

Oh, why do we play their part?

I know them and understand

Because they stole my heart

I know them because I am like they are

 

 

You tried so hard to bring me life

You tried so hard to make it a treasure

But I can’t take this strife

I have to make you a memory

 

It destroys me to read their stories

Who am I to keep dancing?

Because I don’t know how to fly

And I’m stuck in the damned cavern

 

Oh, why do we hate so much?

I know them and understand

Because I accepted their touch

I know them because I am like they are

 

 

You tried so hard to bring me truth

You tried to so hard to make it a pleasure

But I can’t be your proof

I have to make you a tragedy

 

It burns me to sing their lullabies

Who am I to keep singing?

Because I no longer know what is right

And I’m buried in this pattern

 

Oh, why do we love so much?

I know them and understand

Because I drank in their touch

I know them because I am like they are

 

 

Darling, please show me again

Oh darling, please teach me

Give me your amen

Make me leave

 

It destroys me to paint their art

It burns me to play a part

Because they have my heart

Because they stole my heart

 

Oh, who am I to say nothing?

I know them and understand

Why do I hate so much?

I hate them because I am like they are

 

 

Darling, please show them again

Oh darling, please teach them

Give them your amen

Make them believe

 

It destroys me to write their stories

It burns me to dream their lullabies

Because I accepted their touch

Because I drank in their touch

 

Oh, who am I to do nothing?

I know them and understand

Why do I love so much?

I love them because I am like they are

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