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I stare at my reflection in the mirror:
"Why am I doing this to myself?"
Losing my mind on a tiny error,
I nearly left the real me on the shelf.
No, no, no, no, no...

Don't lose who you are in the blur of the stars!
Seeing is deceiving, dreaming is believing,
It's okay not to be okay.
Sometimes it's hard to follow your heart.
Tears don't mean you're losing, everybody's bruising,
Just be true to who you are!

Who you are [x11]

Brushing my hair, do I look perfect?
I forgot what to do to fit the mould, yeah!
The more I try the less it's working, yeah
'Cause everything inside me screams
No, no, no, no, no...

Don't lose who you are in the blur of the stars!
Seeing is deceiving, dreaming is believing,
It's okay not to be okay.
Sometimes it's hard to follow your heart.
But tears don't mean you're losing, everybody's bruising,
There's nothing wrong with who you are!

Yes, no's, egos, fake shows, like BOOM,
Just go and leave me alone!
Real talk, real life, good luck, goodnight,
With a smile, that's my home!
That's my home, no...

No, no, no, no, no...
Don't lose who you are in the blur of the stars!
Seeing is deceiving, dreaming is believing,
It's okay not to be okay...
Sometimes it's hard to follow your heart.
Tears don't mean you're losing, everybody's bruising,
Just be true to who you are!
Yeah yeah yeah



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  • U
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    UnregisteredAug 23, 2012 at 3:24 am
    Don't be anything you are not. Be true to yourself even if others may be different from you and want you to change. Embrace your difference and hold your head up high.
  • U
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    UnregisteredFeb 23, 2012 at 9:54 am
    We think that the meaning behind 2who you are2 is just to be yourself and to stop trying to be someone you're not or living up to others expectations. Stand out from the crowd! Naomi&ellie
  • destinyjwalker
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    destinyjwalkerOct 4, 2011 at 10:44 pm
    "Don't lose who you are in the blur of the stars. Seeing is deciving dreaming is believing. It's okay not to be okay. Sometimes it's hard to follow your heart. Tears don't mean you're losing everybody's bruising just be true to who you are"
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    Trev Tunechi CarterJul 31, 2013 at 4:45 pm
    its ok not to be oksometymz its hard,to follow ur heart,duznt mean u loosing everybody's bruising,jus be true to whu are
  • U
    UnregisteredSep 2, 2012 at 4:56 am
    Be who you are nobodys perfect so why should i have to as long as your happy then thats what matters

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