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What do I do to ignore them behind me?
Do i follow my instincts blindly?
Do i hide my pride from these bad dreams
And give into sad thoughts that are maddening?
Do i sit here and try to stand it?
Do i try to catch them red-handed?
Do i trust some and get fooled by phoniness?
Or do i trust nobody and live in loneliness?
Cause i can't hold on when i'm stretched so thin
I make the right moves but i'm lost within
I put on my daily facade but then,
I just end up getting hurt again--
Chorus:
By myself (myself)
I ask why (but in my mind i find)
I can't rely on myself
I can't hold on
(to what i want when i'm stretched so thin)
Its just too much to take in
I can't hold on
(to anything watching everything spin)
With thoughts of faliure sinking in
If i turn my back i'm defenseless
And to go blindly seems senseless
If i hide my pride and let it all go on (then they'll)
Take from me till everything is gone
If i let them go i'll be outdone (but if i)
Try to catch them i'll be outrun
If i'm killed by my questions like a cancer
Then i'll be buried in the silence of the answer
(chorus)
How do you think
I've lost so much
Im so afraid
And i'm out of touch
How do you expect
I will know what to do
When all i know
Is what you tell me to
Don't you (know)
I can't tell you how to make it (go)
No matter what it do, how hard i (try)
I acnt seem to convince myself (why)
Im stuck on the outside
I can't hold on
(to what i want when i'm stretched so thin)
Its all to much to take in
I can't hold on
(to anything watching everything spin)
With thoughts of failure sinking in



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