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Tell me why the grass was greener
Years ago I swear it used to grow here, but no more here
Tell me why on this hill
All the birds they used to come to fly here, come to die here
And tell me why I need to know
Sometimes I wish I didn't have to know all you've shown me

Hey world, what you say
Should I stick around for another day or two?
Don't give up on me, I won't give up on you
Just believe in me, like I believe in you

Tell me why on the corner
All the kids that used to come to run here, load their guns here
And tell me why it's okay
To kill in the name of the Gods we pray
Tell me who said it's okay
To die in the name of the lies we say

Tell me why there's child soldiers
Tell me why they closed the borders
Tell me how to fight disease and
Tell me now, won't you please?
The only thing I want to do is to be in the arms
Of someone who believes in me, like I believe in you

And I say hey world, what you say
Should I stick around for another day?
Hey world, what you say
Should I stick around for another day?

Hey world, what you say
Should I stick around for another day or two?
Don't give up on me, I won't give up
And I try, I try, I try, I try, I try, I try, I try, I try for you

Don't give up on me
And I cry, I cry, I cry, I cry, I cry, I cry, I cry, I cry for you
Just believe in me like I believe

Hey world, what you say?
Hey world, what you say?
Hey world, what you say
Should I stick around for another day?

Hey world, what you say
Should I stick around for another day or two?
Don't give up on me, I won't give up on you
Just believe in me, like I believe in you
Don't give up on me

Hey world, what you say?
Hey world, what you say?
Hey world, what you say?
Hey world, what you say?



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    UnregisteredJan 16, 2012 at 5:36 pm
    T means that even when you are having tough times and everything is changing and you think that you can't go on you should stick around for a while even if you may not particularly want to.
  • U
    UnregisteredJan 13, 2012 at 8:49 pm
    There is a lot of evil in the world, but there is still hope and we should not give up yet

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