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A child alone in daddys room
The gun was hidden their
No one home to catch me when I fall

A young man now in a private chair
Ive seen the world through a bitter stare
But my dream is still alive
Im going to be the best I can

I want to be a busy man
I want to see a change in the future
Im gonna make the best of what I have
I want to write for a magazine
Im gonna be the best they've ever seen
I know I'll win if I give it all I can

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I wont let go, gotta make the grade
No, I wont let go
To be the best man, the best man that I can

Back street hoop star youve got it good
You uwere the wonder of the crumbling neighborhood
Now taking bids on the next six digit plan
Showed me that my will survived
The tragedy that came into my life
Giving me hope and the new start
That I have

Chorus

Step by step I dream the plan
]from my chair to walking man
This constant dream is on my mind
Caaase the light I see ahead
Luminate the path I tread
I live to be the best I can

Now Im moving forward
And Im never looking back
Straight ahead, focused on the big attack
On a roll and Im never slowing down
I wont be torn between
The man in the chair
And the man that's in my dream
Im going to melt the two men into one

Chorus



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    UnregisteredNov 26, 2013 at 6:23 am
    Best i can is about how a young male child's father or mother committed suicide(the gun was hidden here no one home to catch me when i fall), and how the child wants to lead a full and happy life despite this tragedy(but my dream is still alive i'm going to be the best i can, i want to be a busy man i wanna write for a magazine i'm going to be the best they've ever seen... ). The whole song is about how the child wants to do good in life and heal from his fathers suicide. The song mentions that the child had a "mentor",(back street hoop star you got it good you were the wonder of the crumbling neighborhood now taking bids on the next six digit plan showed me that my will survived the tragedy that came into my life giving hope and the new start that i have. )

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