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My little girl met a new friend
Just the other day
On the playground at school
Between the tires and the swings
But she came home with tear-filled eyes
And she said to me "Daddy, Alyssa Lies"

But I just brushed it off at first
Cause I didn't know how much my little girl had been hurt
Or the things she had seen
I wasn't ready when I said you can tell me
And she said

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Alyssa Lies
To the classroom
Alyssa lies
Everyday at school
Alyssa lies
To the teachers
As she tries to cover every bruise

My little girl laid her head down
That night to go to sleep
As I stepped out the room I heard her say
A prayer so soft and sweet
God bless my mom and my dad
And my new friend Alyssa
I know she needs you bad because

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I had the worst night of sleep in years
As I tried to think of a way to calm her fears
I knew exactly what it was I had to do
But when we got to school on Monday I heard the news

My little girl asked me why everybody looked so sad
The lump in my throat grew bigger
With every question that she asked
Until I felt the tears run down my face
And I told her that Alyssa wouldn't be at school today

Cause she doesn't lie
In the classroom
She doesn't lie
Anymore at school
Alyssa lies
With Jesus
Because there's nothing anyone would do

Tears filled my eyes
When my little girl asked me why
Alyssa lies
Daddy, oh Daddy
Tell me why
Alyssa lies



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  • xxxDarknessxxx
    +6
    xxxDarknessxxxJul 29, 2008 at 8:17 pm
    It's about his daughter's new friend who is abused. The little girl is sad that Alyssa lies to everyone, and wants it to stop, but there's one day when everyone realizes that it too late. Alyssa was killed from abuse, and he explains to his daughter that she doesn't lie in the classroom anymore, but she lies with Jesus.
  • m
    +3
    mexicana101Sep 5, 2009 at 12:45 am
    you guys know exactly what is going on. im right there with you asher123456789. i have tha same thing happening to me. ive had it happen for 10 years now. it hurts your friends so much once they hear abvout 9 years later and are forced by you not to do any thing because its your dad. i cover my bruises pretty well. and i lie in tha classroom all tha time to my teachers. they just wouldnt understand...
    i love you RACHIIM! ♥
  • asherz123456789
    +3
    asherz123456789Mar 13, 2009 at 9:48 pm
    i agree wit xxxDarknessxxx and well its really sad but cuz i am abused nd almost died nd my sis did die
  • CountryGirl1995
    +2
    CountryGirl1995May 1, 2011 at 3:29 am
    the song always make cry. no child ever deserves to be beaten to death. they are the worlds most innocent human being and pretty soon there wont be enough jails if the world doesnt support having better homes for children. get these children out of these homes and put somewhere where no hand will ever be layed on them and a place where they know they are loved, and no i dont mean with Jesus.
  • t
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    TeamEliForeverx3Oct 23, 2010 at 6:52 pm
    I love this song, but it's so sad.. ‹|3 It reminds me of me that has been happening. My friends Sami and Kaitlyn saved me from being beaten to death ‹3 Every time I hear this song, I cry my eyes out. It explain what she was going through.. It reminds me why I cut.. I start crying when he says 'Alyssa wouldnt be at school today' ):‹|3

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