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Alan G. – Letters lyrics

Dear Tom, It’s your Little Bro Billy
Just wrote to say I miss you so
And Tom, it’s just a little bit silly
But I’ve run away, run far from home

The whole world just bullies me
I got hate up to my knees
And it seems my dream is startin’ to fade
Please write to your Little Bro Billy
I’m here all alone – and I’m afraid

Dear Billy, It’s your Big Bro Thomas
Hello from halfway ‘cross the earth
Like you, I’m keepin’ our promise
To stand up for ways that all have worth

And I know it don’t seem fair BILLY: Not sure why I did this
That your brother just ain’t there BILLY: I’m still just a kid
But I understand you’re tryin’ to be true
Listen up, my Little Bro Billy
There’re some things we all just gotta do

BILLY/TOM: There’s one that you find
BILLY: Knows what to say when the world has kicked you down
BILLY/TOM: There’s one you leave behind
TOM: That you always worry ‘bout a ton
BILLY/TOM: My brother’s always been that one

BILLY: Dear Tom, we’re livin’ in fear now
TOM: These folks don’t feel safe here
BILLY: I‘m hit all the time though I still pray
TOM: There ain’t any hope here
BILLY: And life – is just pain and tears now
TOM: The people here hurt too
BILLY: I cry all the time cuz you’re away
TOM: They cry for their sons, the ones about your age
BILLY: Classmates’ words cut like a knife
TOM: Boys here hope to have a life
BILLY: All their hate makes me so mad
TOM: Don’t you see…
We got much more to do, my Little Bro Billy
Now get along home and wait for me

BILLY/TOM: There’s one that you know
TOM: That you try to change the whole world for
BILLY/TOM: There’s one who will show
BILLY: The way back home when life has made you run
BILLY/TOM: My brother’s always been that one

Dear Tom, It’s your Little Bro Billy
Just wrote to say thanks, I’m heading home

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