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It's funny that way, you can get used
To the tears and the pain
What a child will believe
You never loved me

[Chorus:]

You can't hurt me now
I got away from you, I never thought I would
You can't make me cry, you once had the power
I never felt so good about myself

Seems like yesterday
I lay down next to your boots and I prayed
For your anger to end
Oh Father I have sinned

[chorus]

Oh Father you never wanted to live that way
You never wanted to hurt me
Why am I running away
[repeat]

Maybe someday
When I look back I'll be able to say
You didn't mean to be cruel
Somebody hurt you too

[chorus]



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    BillhembillJun 5, 2008 at 7:17 pm
    this is one of Madonna's most personal songs ever. it retells the story of her childhood after her mother died and the emotional abuse she suffered from her father. The chorus is about how she is now free from her father's control now
    ps. watch the video it explains it really well.

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