Laney

Healing songs/lyrics #2

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I like the lyrics, I don't overly like the format they are performed in (except for Numb): Linkin Park

Somewhere I Belong

When this began
I had nothing to say
And I'd get lost in the nothingness inside of me
I was confused
And I let it all out to find/That I'm
Not the only person with these things in mind
Inside of me
But all the vacancy the words revealed
Is the only real thing that I've got left to feel
Nothing to lose
Just stuck/Hollow and alone
And the fault is my own
And the fault is my own

I want to heal
I want to feel
What I thought was never real
I want to let go of the pain I've held so long
[Erase all the pain 'til it's gone]It's gone]
I want to heal
I want to feel
Like I'm close to something real
I want to find something I've wanted all along
Somewhere I Belong

And I've got nothing to say
I can't believe I didn't fall right down on my face
I was confused
Looking everywhere/Only to fin that it's
Not the way I had imagined it all in my mind
So what am I
What do I have but negativity
'Cause I can't justify the
Way everyone is looking at me
Nothing to lose
Nothing to gain/Hollow and alone
And the fault is my own
The fault is my own

I will never know
Myself until I do this on my own
And I will never feel
Anything else until my wounds are healed
I will never be
Anything 'til I break away from me
And I will break away
I'll find myself today

I want to heal
I want to feel like I'm
Somewhere I belong



Easier to Run

It's easier to run
Replacing this pain with something numb
It's so much easier to go
Than face all this pain here all alone

Something has been taken
From deep inside of me
A secret I've kept locked away
No one can ever see
Wounds so deep they never show
They never go away
Like moving pictures in my head
For years and years they've played

If I could change I would
Take back the pain I would
Retrace every wrong move that I made I would
If I could
Stand up and take the blame I would
If I could take all the shame to the grave I
Would

Sometimes I remember
The darkness of my past
Bringing back these memories
I wish I didn't have
Sometimes I think of letting go
And never looking back
And never moving forward so
There would never be a past

Just washing it aside
All of the helplessness inside
Pretending I don't feel misplaced
Is so much simpler than change

It's easier to run
Replacing this pain with something numb
It's so much easier to go
Than face all this pain here all alone



And last but not least ;)

Breaking The Habit

Memories consume
Like opening the wound
I'm picking me apart again
You all assume
I'm safe here in my room
[Unless I try to start again]

I don't want to be the one
The battles always choose
Cause inside I realize
That i'm the one confused

I don't know what's worth fighting for
Or why I have to scream
I don't know why I instigate
And say what I don't mean
I don't know how I got this way
I know it's not alright
So I'm breaking the habit
Tonight

Clutching my cure
I tightly lock the door
I try to catch my breath again
I hurt much more
Than anytime before
I had no options left again

I'll paint it on the walls
'Cause i'm the one at fault
I'll never fight again
And this is how it ends

I don't know what's worth fighting for
Or why I have to scream
But now I have some clarity
To show you what I mean
I don't know how I got this way
I'll never be alright
So I'm breaking the habit
Breaking the Habit
Tonight

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Have you noticed that some songs can have a huge effect on your emotions? Does anyone have a song like this to share?

When I first broke up with my boyfriend and was feeling kind of depressed, I found myself playing this song frequently in my car. I totally recommend downloading it - it never failed to make me feel like I didn't have a care in the world.


[b]Sheryl Crow[/b]
[b]Soak Up the Sun [/b]

My friend the communist
Holds meetings in his RV
I can't afford his gas
So I'm stuck here watching TV

I don't have digital
I don't have diddly squat
It's not having what you want
It's wanting what you've got

(CHORUS)
I'm gonna soak up the sun
I'm gonna tell everyone
To lighten up (I'm gonna tell 'em that)
I've got no one to blame
For every time I feel lame
I'm looking up
I'm gonna soak up the sun
I'm gonna soak up the sun

(VERSE)
I've got a crummy job
It don't pay near enough
To buy the things it takes
To win me some of your love

Every time I turn around
I'm looking up, you're looking down
Maybe something's wrong with you
That makes you act the way you do
Maybe I am crazy too

(CHORUS)
I'm gonna soak up the sun
I'm gonna tell everyone
To lighten up (I'm gonna tell 'em that)
I've got no one to blame
For every time I feel lame
I'm looking up

I'm gonna soak up the sun
Before it goes out on me


(CHORUS)
I'm gonna soak up the sun
I'm gonna tell everyone
To lighten up (I'm gonna tell 'em that)
I've got no one to blame
For every time I feel lame
I'm looking up

(CHORUS)
I'm gonna soak up the sun
I'm gonna tell everyone
To lighten up (I'm gonna tell 'em that)
I've got no one to blame
For every time I feel lame
I'm looking up

(END)
I'm gonna soak up the sun
Got my 45 on
So I can rock on

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Oh Lis...I think music has been one of my singular biggest healing aids.

One of my most empowering songs:

"Feeling Good" - Nina Simone

and I'll come back and write the words when I'm less friday-night boozy, but anyone who knows it will know how joyous a celebration of life it is.

Edith Piaf's "Non, Je ne regrette Rien" is another favourite but I won't write the lyrics 'cuz it's all French, but the title means "No, I have no regrets" and it's female lustiness and guts makes me soar.

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Lis,

Love Shack by the B 52s always always lifts my mood and makes me smile, no matter if I've heard it 75,432,983 times in my life or more.  My kids and I have a "rule" that we HAVE to stop whatever we are doing and dance when Love Shack comes on...no matter where we are.  LOL.  

Still works.  ;)

Tash

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Hey Lou,

I'm helping you by posting for you the lyrics of Edith Piaf :

Non, rien de rien
Non, je ne regrette rien
Ni le bien qu'on m'a fait, ni le mal
Tout ça m'est bien égal
Non, rien de rien
Non, je ne regrette rien
C'est payé, balayé, oublié
Je me fous du passé

Avec mes souvenirs
J'ai allumé le feu
Mes chagrins, mes plaisirs
Je n'ai plus besoin d'eux
Balayés mes amours
Avec leurs trémolos
Balayés pour toujours
Je repars à zéro




Non, rien de rien
Non, je ne regrette rien
Ni le bien qu'on m'a fait, ni le mal
Tout ça m'est bien égal
Non, rien de rien
Non, je ne regrette rien
Car ma vie
Car mes joies
Aujourd'hui
Ça commence avec toi...

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this may sound really wierd but the Aqua (aquarium) CD from like 1997 is the best pick me up CD ever it is sooo goofy it is guarenteed to make you smile in my oppinon...it is like bubble gummy pop and stuff and our guards theme song 'barbie girl' cuze we all dance like barbie dolls according to brad our coach when we were learning some wacky spin on flag with a dance move.  Lis- we have a conert band/marching band alliance wehre they come to the games with us and we do a concert fromat show at half time (we stand on the field in lines) and we did that as one of our songs and it was the funnest thing ever cuze it was a song that people actually recgniozed

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For those who don't speak French, I translated the Piaf song (don't shoot, I'm an amateur).

No, nothing of nothing
No, I regret nothing
Not the good done to me, nor the bad
It's all OK with me

No, nothing of nothing
No, I regret nothing
It's paid, swept away, forgotten
To hell with the past

With my memories
I've lit the fire
My troubles, my pleasures
I have no mre need for them
Swept away are my loves
With their 'anxieties' (sorry, a little unsure of that word)
Swept away forever
I start again from zero

No, nothing of nothing
No, I regret nothing
Not the good done to me, nor the bad
It's all OK with me
No, nothing of nothing
No, I regret nothing
For my life
For my joys
Today
It begins with you.

Caitlin

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[b]Heather Nova[/b]
[i]I'm Alive[/i]

Your hands were covered in paint
The pillow smothered my cry
You were half charmer half snake
I lived in dreamtime

But I'm alive
I survived you
And the bitter taste
The years I wasted
All the hate is gone
'Cause I'm alive

Some nights I'd sleep in the car
Just to escape you
You drove devotion too far
No-one could save you

But I'm alive
I survived you
And the bitter taste
The years I wasted
All the hate is gone
'Cause I'm alive

I still have visions of you
I still have nights to get through
And when the trust isn't true
I have these visions of you
I have these visions of you

And I'm alive
I survived you
And the bitter taste
The years I wasted
All the hate is gone
'Cause I'm alive
I'm alive

I'm alive
Ride on and fade away
I'm alive
There's nothing more to say
I'm alive
Ride on and fade away
I'm alive
There's nothing more to say
I'm alive
Ride on and fade away
And the bitter taste
The years I wasted
All the hate is gone

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[b]Brenda Weiler[/b]

[i]You Sweet Thing[/i]

when the night feels long
and the darkness feels thicker than your blood
when the sky upstairs is black and strong
go, leave your keys, you sweet thing, go on

when the night wears on
and the moon is freezing like your fingers in your gloves
when the sky upstairs is holding strong
go on, leave your keys, you sweet thing, go on

careful what you wish and on what star
your soul will sound just the same
careful what you wish and just how far
you let it lead you
'til you find you can so simply go on

now the clouds carry on
cause the sky upstairs has danced from dusk to dawn
and the light outside is gorgeous blonde
go on, leave your keys, you sweet thing, go on

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[b]Dido[/b]
[i]All You Want[/i]

I'd like to watch you sleep at night,
to hear you breathe by my side
And although sleep leaves me behind,
there's nowhere I'd rather be

And now our bed is oh so cold,
my hands feel empty, no-one to hold
I can sleep what side I want,
it's not the same with you gone

Oh if you'd come home, I'll let you know that
All you want, is right here in this room, all you want
And all you need, is sitting here with you, all you want

It's been three years, one night apart,
but in that night you tore my heart
If only you had slept alone,
if those seeds had not been sown
Oh you could come home and you would know that

All you want, is right here in this room, all you want
All you need is sitting here with you, all you want

I hear your key turning in the door,
I won't be hearing that sound anymore
And you and your sin can leave the way you just came in,
send my regards to her
I hope you've found that

All you want, is right there in that room, all you want
All you need is sitting there with you, all you want
I'd like to watch you sleep at night,
to hear you breathe by my side.

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[b]Sarah Harmer[/b]
[i]The Hideout[/i]


look at that green
out through the screen
after a quick rain came
so fast that
there wasn't time
to roll up the windows
and pull the clothes down off the line
but i don't care
it was so dry
and the grass is happy
and i think 'so am i'
'cause i'm through thinking about you

for now i'm out at the hideout
far enough outside of town
you can come
you can stay
if there's something you need
to get away from

look at the day dropping away
hear the traffic pass along
a distant sideroad down the way
i think the dust has settled on me
but i don't care, it was so calm
i knew i wouldn't stay forever
knew i'd get some things together
and move on

but for now i'm out at the hideout
far enough outside of town
you can come, you can stay
if there's something you need
to get away from

i just thought of you
and what you said
laid out on the pullout
did you forget?
you said you wouldn't forget

look at that green
out through the screen
after a quick rain came
so fast that
there wasn't time to roll up the window
and pull the clothes down off the line
but i don't care
it was so dry
the grass is happy and i think 'so am i'
'cause i'm through thinking about you

and for now i'm out at the hideout
far enough outside of town
you can come out
you can come out
when there is no one around
all out at the hideout
far enough from being found
you can come, you can stay
if there's something you need
to get away from

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I can sit for hours at the piano, or with my guitar, in the studio, either reinforcing or altering a particular mood.  My life has a soundtrack that changes... but music, sweet music.  Yes it has a profound effect on mood.

I don't have any one particular song to fit a mood, or pick me up, but here's a favorite by Peter Gabriel that's sad and encouraging at the same time:

Here Comes the Flood (2nd album 1979)

"When the night shows
the signals grow on radios
All the strange things
they come and go as early warnings
Stranded starfish have no place to hide
still waiting for the swollen eastern tide.
There's no point in direction
we cannot even choose a side.

I took the old track
the hollow shoulder across the water
On the tall cliffs they were getting older
the sons and daughters
The jaded underworld was riding high
and waves of steel hurled metal at the skies
And as the nails sank in the clouds
the rain was warm and soaked the crowd.

         Lord, Here comes the flood
         we'll say goodbye to flesh and blood
         If again the seas are silent in eddies still alive
         it'll be those who gave their islands who survive
         Drink up, dreamers, you're running dry.

When the flood comes
you have no home, you have no warmth
In the thundercrash
you're a thousand miles within a flash
Don't be afraid to cry at what you see:
The act is gone, it's only you and me
And if we wake before the dawn
we'll use up who we used to be.

         Lord, Here comes the flood
         we'll say goodbye to flesh and blood
         If again the seas are silent in eddies still alive
         it'll be those who gave their islands who survive
         Drink up, dreamers, you're running dry.

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Alex and Caitlin,

Thankyou so much for those lyrics, darlings.

I'm so glad I know what they mean - I think it's wonderful. But you know, I never needed to understand the words to know that Edith was singing about acceptance of all life's joys and sorrows - it emerges in that raw and wonderful voice.

No matter how shitty I feel, I only have to hear that first long, drawn out "Noooooon" to smile again :)

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This song serves as a kick up the arse for me when I'm feeling down. I had thought he was right, but know what? [i]Everyone[/i] is better than he is. This song reminds me of that :)

[b]Moist[/b]
[i]Better Than You[/i]

I've sold out every memory I have borrowed
I had bought from you
These pictures run like water to dilute me
lay me over you
and I thought that this would be so right

and everyone and everyone
is better than you
and everyone and everyone


I've felt each slow perversion fosters
dying killed the truth in me
gone quietly gone completely cold reminder what
you tried to be
and I knew that this would be so right

and everyone and everyone
is better than you
and everyone and everyone
and everyone and everyone

and it's hard and it's hated
and it's hard
and if so and if so

and everyone and everyone
is better than you
and everyone and everyone
and everyone and everyone
is better than you
better than you.....etc.

and if so and if so.....

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THis one isn't as healing as it is cathartic...well, i suppose that's close enough to the same thing for me. the first time i heard it, i burst into tears at the raw emotion in her voice as she sang...like she was on the verge of tears herself. very powerful. currently on repeat in my player at home and at work!

[b]My Immortal[/b]
Evanescence

I'm so tired of being here,
Supressed by all my childish fears,
and if you have to leave,
I wish that you would just leave,
Cause your presence still lingers here,
and it won't leave me alone,

These wounds won't seem to heal,
This pain is just too real,
There's just too much that time cannot erase,

When you cried I'd wipe away all of your tears,
When you'd scream i'd fight away all of your fears,
and I held your hand through all of these years,
But you still...have...all of me,

You used to captivate me,
by your resignating mind,
now i'm bound by the life you left behind,
Your face it haunts,
my once pleasant dreams,
your voice it chased away,
all the sanity in me,

These wounds won't seem to heal,
this pain is just to real,
there's just too much that time cannot erase,

When you cried I'd wipe away all of your tears,
when you'd scream i'd fight away all of your fears,
and I held your hand through all of these years,
but you still...have...all of me

I've tried so hard to tell myself that your gone,
but though you're still with me,
I've been alone all along,

When you cried i'd wipe away all of your tears,
when you'd scream i'd fight away all of your fears,
and I held your hand through all of these years,
but you still...have...all of me

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This is a fun song - I was listening to it in the car today and was like, "Huh...insomnia. This song seems to be about me." :)

Barenaked Ladies
"Who Needs Sleep?"

Now I lay me down not to sleep
I just get tangled in the sheets
I swim in sweat three inches deep
I just lay back and claim defeat

Chapter read and lesson learned
I turned the lights off while she burned
So while she's three hundred degrees
I throw the sheets off and I freeze

Lids down, I count sheep
I count heartbeats
The only thing that counts is
that I won't sleep
I countdown, I look around

Who needs sleep?
well you're never gonna get it
Who needs sleep?
tell me what's that for
Who needs sleep?
be happy with what you're getting
There's a guy who's been awake
since the Second World War

My hands are locked up tight in fists
My mind is racing, filled with lists
of things to do and things I've done
Another sleepless night's begun

Lids down, I count sheep
I count heartbeats
The only thing that counts is
that I won't sleep
I countdown, I look around

Who needs sleep?
well you're never gonna get it
Who needs sleep?
tell me what's that for
Who needs sleep?
be happy with what you're getting
There's a guy who's been awake
since the Second World War

[repeat]

There's so much joy in life,
so many pleasures all around
But the pleasure of insomnia
is one I've never found
With all life has to offer,
there's so much to be enjoyed
But the pleasures of insomnia
are ones I can't avoid

Lids down, I count sheep
I count heartbeats
The only thing that counts is
that I won't sleep
I countdown, I look around

Hala Hala Hala

Who needs sleep?
well you're never gonna get it
Who needs sleep?
tell me what's that for
Who needs sleep?
be happy with what you're getting
There's a guy who's been awake
since the Second World War

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I can't believe I haven't posted this already!!  This song, like most by Evanescence is haunting.  I can't find an album it's on, I stumbled accross the mp3 a few weeks ago, it must have been a B-side or something.

I'll put a T warning for SI and suicide


[b]Evanescence[/b]
[i]Breathe No More[/i]

I've been looking in the mirror for so long.
That I've come to believe my soul's on the other side.
All the little pieces falling, shatter.
Shards of me,
To sharp to put back together.
To small to matter,
But big enough to cut me into so many little pieces.
If I try to touch her,
And I bleed,
I bleed,
And I breathe,
I breathe no more.

Take a breath and I try to draw from my spirits well.
Yet again you refuse to drink like a stubborn child.
Lie to me,
Convince me that I've been sick forever.
And all of this,
Will make sense when I get better.
But I know the difference,
Between myself and my reflection.
I just can't help but to wonder,
Which of us do you love.
So I bleed,
I bleed,
And I breathe,
I breathe now...
Bleed,
I bleed,
And I breathe,
I breathe,
I breathe-
I breathe no more.

[Piano Solo Ending]

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I'm really into the whole music scene, and putting together local shows and such.  A lot of times the bands need a place to stay...and often bunk at my house.  A few years ago, a band named UNDEROATH came to town.  I had known them before they were even a band, just as boys.  We had a pretty serious talk that night, just...talking aaand from it came a song that they put on one of their CD's.  It may t, so be careful.  I really think that it takes a lot for a guy band to come straight out and say these things...and give their stand on this issue.  It's a really angry sounding song too....aaand for me is a bigtime stress relief to scream along w/ it.  

4) Innocence Stolen

Her body twitches, unbearable pain Lord bring me out of this, why doesn’t he stop, love does not exist. Her insides feel like an unbearable hell. Confusion runs through her mind. She prays so loud, she cries from the inside, why, why, why, why, how could someone do this to me? He has taken this gift from her, fright in her eyes, he doesn’t even flinch, persistence on his face. Her body lay helpless as the shock kicks in. Thoughts of death only enter in. Why was I raped, why was I raped? Why did he do this to me, I thought he loved me, but now my insides bleed. Scared for life, I face this world. Only the Lord helps me make it though each day. how can you look in a girl's eyes and use her body for your own pleasure? This one's for the child molesters, this one's for the people who rape! My God powerful will burn your bridges down! planned attack on your soul to defeat the evil and make yo whole. If no changed, then hell your fate. When you rape you take this most important thing in a young gril's life. those who have been raped: you are in my prayers... God hears your cries.


This one is just...remembering that special person who was always there for you in your rough times.
2) Letting Go Of Tonight

Never forget the time you made me feel alive. When death was on my mind, or when you held onto me, when the would let me fall behind. You were love to me rather than just a word. A friend was all you were and it changed my heart. stood next to me through the storm. Felt the wounds and kept me warm. Something I had never seen before. And I thank you.


6) Angel Below

You took me over the edge and left me there to fall by myself. The word LOVE meant nothing to you. I was taken in and with your lies and you knew I was too weak to leave, but you were wrong. You mean nothing to me. Everytime you think of me, I hope your heart dies. I have found my true love, and you now burn beneath my feet. You'll pay for everything you've done. If you could die, I'd be the one with the gun. From this day on, I'll write the songs you hate, and I pray the prayers that drive you away. It's time to let the world know how you tried to ruin my life. Up burn my thoughts of him. The virus leaves me.


Next up is a band called Cool Hand Luke.  They have a really great sound and some really great lyrics too....this song is called In Memory of Innocence...and once again, I salute these guys for having the courage to bringing the topic into their music community.

Memories shattered to the ground
Like cheap christmas ornaments
As she lay there screaming,
"What have i done?"
To the one she knew so well
Thief of virginity
Robber of purity
End of serenity
All for sake of masculinity
A wound so deep no time can reach
Or remedy my Lord, my panacea
Set her free
Take this anger from my heart
Forgive me
I know his sins are no greater than my mine
But i can't forget waht he did
Add another heart to your collection
Add another scar to her reflection
Her every tear brings judgement down upon your head
To form a crown
You broke much more than human flesh
You pierced the heart of a child of God
...you will repent

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:)  Bailey took the song I was gonna share.  It's okay though.  The reason I love My Immortal so much is because it's like singing to myself about myself...how with healing there's two parts to me.  How my innocence was lost, how I want to leave behind the sad, broken girl and grow to the girl I'm supposed to be yet how my past won't let me go.  Absolutely LOVE that song.

Another good one by Evanescence is "Bring Me to Life"

How can you see into my eyes
like open doors
leading you down into my core
where I've become so numb?
Without a soul;
my spirit's sleeping somewhere cold,
until you find it there and lead it back home.

(Wake me up.)
Wake me up inside.
(I can't wake up.)
Wake me up inside.
(Save me. )
Call my name and save me from the dark.
(Wake me up. )
Bid my blood to run.
(I can't wake up. )
Before I come undone.
(Save me. )
Save me from the nothing I've become.

Now that I know what I'm without
you can't just leave me.
Breathe into me and make me real.
Bring me to life.
[Chorus]
Bring me to life.
I've been living a lie/There's nothing inside.
Bring me to life.

Frozen inside without your touch,
without your love, darling.
Only you are the life among the dead.

All of this sight
I can't believe I couldn't see
Kept in the dark
but you were there in front of me
I've been sleeping a 1000 years it seems.
I've got to open my eyes to everything.
Without a thought
Without a voice
Without a soul
Don't let me die here/There must be something more.
Bring me to life.


[Chorus]
Bring me to life.
I've been living a lie/There's nothing inside.
Bring me to life


Another one is "That I Would be Good" by Alanis Morrisette.

that I would be good even if I did nothing
that I would be good even if I got the thumbs down
that I would be good if I got and stayed sick
that I would be good even if I gained ten pounds

that I would be fine even if I went bankrupt
that I would be good if I lost my hair and my youth
that I would be great if I was no longer queen
that I would be grand if I was not all knowing

that I would be loved even when I numb myself
that I would be good even when I am overwhelmed
that I would be loved even when I was fuming
that I would be good even if I was clingy

that I would be good even if I lost sanity
that I would be good
whether with or without you


And I'm kinda shocked that no one posted Christina's "I'm Okay"  I want to dance with my mom at my wedding to this song.  Definite trigger factor though...careful.

Once upon a time there was a girl
In her early years she had to learn
How to grow up living in a war that she called home
Never know just where to turn for shelter from the storm
Hurt me to see the pain across my mother's face
Everytime my father's fist would put her in her place
Hearing all the yelling I would cry up in my room
Hoping it would be over soon  

Bruises fade father, but the pain remains the same
And I still remember how you kept me so afraid
Strength is my mother for all the love she gave
Every morning that I wake I look back to yesterday
And I'm OK   I often wonder why I carry all this guilt
When it's you that helped me put up all these walls I've built
Shadows stir at night through a crack in the door
The echo of a broken child screaming "please no more"
Daddy, don't you understand the damage you have done
To you it's just a memory, but for me it still lives on  

Bruises fade father, but the pain remains the same
And I still remember how you kept me so, so afraid
Strength is my mother for all the love she gave
Every morning that I wake I look back to yesterday  

It's not so easy to forget
All the lines you left along her neck
When I was thrown against cold stairs
And every day I'm afraid to come home
In fear of what I might see there  

Bruises fade father but the pain remains the same
And I still remember how you kept me so afraid
Strength is my mother for all the love she gave
Every morning that I wake I look back to yesterday
And I'm OK
I'm OK

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I found this incredibly empowering after the hideous trial in which I was supposed to be deeply ashamed for not embracing the nun's lifestyle.

Human Nature - Madonna

(Express yourself, don't repress yourself)
(Express yourself, don't repress yourself)

And I'm not sorry...
It's human nature...
And I'm not sorry...
I'm not your bitch
Don't hang your shit on me
It's human nature

You wouldn't let me say the words I longed to say
You didn't want to see life through my eyes
You tried to shove me back inside your narrow room
And silence me with bitterness and lies

Did I say something wrong?
Oops, I didn't know I couldn't talk about sex
(I must've been crazy!)
Did I stay too long?
Oops, I didn't know I couldn't speak my mind
(What was I thinking?!)

You punished me for telling you my fantasies
I'm breakin' all the rules I didn't make
You took my words and made a trap for silly fools
You held me down and tried to make me break

Did I say something true?
Oops, I didn't know I couldn't talk about sex
(I must've been crazy!)
Did I have a point of view?
Oops, I didn't know I couldn't talk about you
(What was I thinking!?)

And I'm not sorry...
It's human nature...
And I'm not sorry...
I'm not your bitch
Don't hang your shit on me
It's human nature

And I'm not sorry...
It's human nature...
And I'm not sorry...
I'm not your bitch
Don't hang your shit on me
It's human nature

And I'm not sorry...
(I'm not apologizing)
It's human nature...
(Would it sound better if I were a man?)
And I'm not sorry...
(You're the one with the problem)
It's human nature...
(Why don't you just deal with it)

And I'm not sorry...
(Would you like me better if I was?)
It's human nature...
(We all feel the same way)
And I'm not sorry...
(I have no regrets)
It's human nature...
(I don't have to justify anything)

And I'm not sorry...
(I'm just like you)
It's human nature...
(Why don't you just deal with it)
And I'm not sorry...
(Why should I be?)
It's human nature...
(DEAL WITH IT!)

I'm not your bitch
Don't hang your shit on me
It's human nature

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Plumb's [i]Endure


Questions drip from my umbrella
Shadows hang over me

Stand here. waiting
I know the sky will break
And bleed its light
And kiss my face with mercy

I'll endure the rain
I will wait an hour more
Not sure if I'll see anything
Can I wait here anymore
I'll endure the rain
I will wait an hour more

Not sure if I'll see anything
Can I wait here any longer

Teardrops vanish in a moment
Rainbows hang over me
Darkness fading
I know the sky will break
And bleed its light
And kiss my face with mercy

Can I wait here any longer
Wait here any longer[/i]

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[b]Toad The Wet Sprocket[/b]
[b]Good Intentions[/b]

[i]it's hard to rely on my good intentions
when my head's full of things that i can't mention
seems i usually get things right
but i can't understand what i did last night

it's hard to rely on my own good senses
when i miss so much that requires attention
have to laugh at myself sometimes
and i can see that i'm not blind

there's little relief
give us reprieve
for all the things i've left behind
i'm positive that i'm not blind

i'm not afraid things won't get better
but it feels like this has gone on forever
you have to cry with your own blue tears
have to laugh with your own good cheer

it's hard to rely on my good intentions
when my head's full of things that i can't mention
seems i usually get things right
but i can't understand what i did last night

there's little relief
give us reprieve
imagining the world outside
i'm positive that i'm not blind

i can't be hard on you
'cause you know i've been there too
learned a lot of things from you

but life gives little relief
give us reprieve
and when everyone is cold as ice
i clinch my fists and close my eyes
imagining the world outside
but i can see that i'm not blind
[/i]

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Okay this one is old school, but I still like it.

[b]Runaway Train
Soul Asylum[/b]
[i]
Call you up in the middle of the night
Like a firefly without a light
You were there like a blowtorch burning
I was a key that could use a little turning

So tired that I couldn’t even sleep
So many secrets I couldn’t keep
Promised myself I wouldn’t weep
One more promise I couldn’t keep

It seems no one can help me now
I’m in too deep; there’s no way out
This time I have really led my self astray

Runaway train, never going back
Wrong way on a one-way track
Seems like I should be getting somewhere
Somehow I’m neither here nor there

Can you help me remember how to smile?
Make it somehow all seem worthwile?
How on earth did I get so jaded?
Life’s mystery seems so faded

I can go where no one else can go
I know what no one else knows
Here I am just a-drownin’ in the rain
With a ticket for a runaway train

And everything seems cut-and-dried
Day and night, earth and sky
Somehow I just don’t believe it

Runaway train, never going back
Wrong way on a one-way track
Seems like I should be getting somewhere
Somehow I’m neither here nor there

Bought a ticket for a runaway train
Like a madman laughing at the rain
A little out of touch, a little insane
It’s just easier than dealing with the pain

Runaway train, never going back
Wrong way on a one-way track
Seems like I should be getting somewhere
Somehow I’m neither here nor there

Runaway train, never coming back
Runaway train, tearing up the track
Runaway train, burning in my veins
I run away, but it always seems the same[/i]

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Alright, I've got three more for you.

Since I'm like the biggest Goo Goo Dolls fan ever, I had to post this one:

[b]There you are -  Goo Goo Dolls[/b]

Give me a reason now that I can understand
Pick up the pieces now and put them in my hand
I've been up and down for you
My suffering extreme
I fell on my face for you
Now I know what it means
And I self destruct
I close my eyes and there

There you are

Yeah you can run out west, forget you know my name
You say you got your shit together, but you ain't got no faith
Method in madness
Now there's madness in my soul
I'd run from the darkness now
I've got no place to go
And I self destruct
I close my eyes and there

There you are

I'm gonna put a trigger warning on this one for one line, just in case:

[b]Shiver - Maroon 5[/b]

You build me up
You knock me down
Provoke a smile
And make me frown
You are the queen of runaround
You know it's true

You chew me up
And spit me out
Enjoy the taste
I leave in your mouth
You look at me
I look at you
Neither of us know what to do

(CHORUS)
There may not
Be another way to your heart
So I guess I'd better find a new way in
I shiver when I hear your name
Think about you but it's not the same
I won't be satisfied I'm under your skin

Immobilized by the thought of you
Paralyzed by the sight of you
Hypnotized by the words you say
Not true but I believe anyway

So come to bed It's getting late
There's no more time for us to waste
Remember how my body tastes
You feel your heart begin to race  

(CHORUS)

This one is a really good song that I find myself singing alot.

[b]Everyday - Bon Jovi[/b]

I used to be the kind of guy
Who'd never let you look inside
I'd smile when I was crying
I had nothing but a life to loose
Thought I had a lot to proof
In my life, there's no denying

Goodbye to all my yesterdays
Goodbye, so long, I'm on my way

I've had enough of cryin'
Bleedin', sweatin', dyin'
Hear me when I say
Gonna live my life everyday
I'm gonna touch the sky
And I spread these wings and fly
I ain't here to play
I'm gonna live my life everyday

Change, everybody's feeling strange
Never gonna be the same
Makes you wonder how the world keeps turning
Life, learning how to live my life
Learning how to pick my fights
Take my shots while I'm still burning

Goodbye to all those rainy nights
Goodbye, so long, I'm moving on

I've had enough of cryin'
Bleedin', sweatin', dyin'
Hear me when I say
Gonna live my life everyday
I'm gonna touch the sky
And I spread these wings and fly
I ain't here to play
I'm gonna live my life everyday

There ain't nothing gonna get in my way
Everyday

Goodbye, so long, I'm moving on

I've had enough of cryin'
Bleedin', sweatin', dyin'
Hear me when I say
Gonna live my life everyday
I'm gonna touch the sky
And I spread these wings and fly
I ain't here to play
I'm gonna live my life everyday

I, oh I, oh I, I'm gonna live my life everyday
I (gonna touch the sky), oh I
(spread these wings and fly), oh I
I'm gonna live my life everyday

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I love this one...It's a huge power song for me.  

Control ~ by Poe

Don't you mess with a little girl's dream
'Cause she's liable to grow up mean

Surprised you to find that I'm laughing?
You thought that you'd find me in tears
You thought I'd be crawling the walls
Like a tiny mosquito and trembling in fear

Well you may be king for the moment
But I am a queen understand
And I've got your pawns and your bishops
And castles
All inside the palm of my hand

While you were looking the other way
While you had your eyes closed
While you were licking your lips
'Cause I was miserable
While you were selling your soul
While you were tearing a hole in me

I was taking control

Now I have taken control
Now I have taken control...

This is beginning to feel good
Watching you squirm in your shoes
A small bead of sweat on your brow
And a growl in your belly you're scared to let through

You thought you could keep me from loving
You thought you could feed on my soul
But while you were busy destroying my life
What was half in me has become whole

While you were looking the other way
While you had your eyes closed
While you were licking your lips
'Cause I was miserable
While you were selling your soul
While you were tearing a hole in me

I was taking control

Now I have taken control
Now I have taken control...

So this is how it feels
To breathe in the summer air
The feel the sand between my toes
And love inside my ear
All those things that you taught me to fear
I've got them in my garden now
And you're not welcome here

Come here!

Come a little bit closer
Let me look at you
I gave you the benefit
Of the doubt it's true
But keep in mind my darling
Not every saint is a fool

(Don't) While you were looking the other way
(You mess) While you had your eyes closed
(With me) While you were licking your lips
'Cause I was miserable
(Don't) While you were selling your soul
(You mess) While you were tearing a hole in me

I was taking control

Now I have taken control
Now I have taken control...

Don't you mess with me

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