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Well I know I
Swear I know your face I
Wish I knew your name I
Wish I could take you by the hand
Well if I could name it
If I could just explain it
If I could only help you
Help you understand

Well I can look and see that you're hurting
Beaten down like a beast of burden
About to break your back
God only knows that you're human
So what are they trying to do then
Believe me they don't understand

That you have the weight
Of the world today on your
It's on your back
Heavy load like that's
Gonna hold you back
Gonna drag you down

You know it just can't last
Just can't, you know it just can't last
You know it just can't last
Just can't, you know it just can't last

Well they thought they could use you
Push you down and abuse you
And that's so sad
Decided to hide all of your feelings
Got more pain than you can deal with
But ask yourself, how can this last?

I know you have the weight
Of the world today on your
It's on your back
A heavy load like that's
Gonna hold you back
Gonna, it's gonna drag you down

You know it just can't last
Just can't, you know it just can't last
You know it just can't last
Just can't, you know it just can't last



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