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I thought about
Leaving but I couldnt even get outta bed
Im hangin cause I couldnt get a ride outta town
Now anyone who really wanted me to be down
Come round

Thought about
Singin but I couldnt remember all of the words
Breakin but I couldnt get the pieces apart
Laughin never knowing what the joke was about

Now Im down
And I wonder how I never got the burn
And if Im ever gonna learn
How lonely people make a life
One strain at a time

Forgot about
Everything and everyone I needed before
Tryin to get a handle on a reason to shine
Pickin up the pieces that are falling behind takes time

So I wonder how I never got the burn
And if Im ever gonna learn
How lonely people make a life
One strain at a time and still shine

And I wonder how I never got the burn
And if Im ever gonna learn
How lonely people make a life
One strain at a time

And I wonder how I never got the burn
And if Im ever gonna learn
How lonely people make a life
One strain at a time and still shine



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