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These times will try hard to define me,
And I'll try to hold my head up high.
But I've seen despair here, from the inside,
It's got a one track mind.

And I have this feeling in my gut now,
And I don't know what it is I'll find.
Does anybody, ever feel like, you're always one step behind

Now I'm sitting alone here in my bed,
I'm waiting for an answer I don't know that I'll get
I cannot stand to look in the mirror, I'm failing
I'm telling you, these times are hard but they will...

And I know there's someone out there somewhere
That has it much worse than I do.
But I have a dream inside, a perfect life, I'd give anything just to work
It's like I'm only trying to dig my way out of all these things I can't
And I am,

Sitting alone here in my bed,
I'm waiting for an answer I don't know that I'll get
I cannot stand to look in the mirror, I'm failing
I'm telling you; these times are hard but they will pass

They will pass {x2}

These times are hard but they will...

These times will try hard, to define me.
But I will hold my head up high

Sitting alone here in my bed,
I'm waiting for an answer I don't know that I'll get
I cannot stand to look in the mirror, I'm failing
I'm telling you; these times are hard but they will pass
And I know there's a reason, I just keep hoping it wont be long 'til I see
It,
And maybe if we throw up our hands and believe it,
I'm telling you these times are hard, but they will pass

They will pass {x2}

These times are hard but they will pass



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    UnregisteredJul 24, 2012 at 3:40 pm
    I take it to mean that he is out of work, like so many now, going for interviews, waiting to hear back for an answer they may or may not give about the job, and feeling like a failure from all the "nos" he has gotten so far, and how the longer he is unemployed, the farther the chance is he will be hired (one step behind). "i'd give anything to work," he says outright, to dig his way out of the money problems. And how this all is bearing down on him, and his life is a shambles right now because of it, he knows that it won't last forever, and perhaps he is at least able to eat and have a bed to wait in, there are those who have not enough or a home, so feels bad for being depressed about his situation when others suffer much more. I think this reflects our nation's high unemployment and a poor global economy, how it is effecting the average person.
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    UnregisteredApr 30, 2012 at 3:34 am
    To my daughter who is in college .. Missing home and studying for finals... Don't be so hard on yourself... Mama loves you ..

    And for me ... Trying to trust someone again ... Believing in someone... And finding happiness
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    UnregisteredMar 10, 2012 at 1:32 pm
    It's wierd, it's saturday morning in yukon, oklahoma, and times are rough for me right now, but this song made me see light at the end of the dark tunnel...
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    UnregisteredFeb 24, 2012 at 5:52 pm
    This song really touched me when i heard it. Everyone goes through hard times, and its hell sometimes. But we need to remember they will pass.
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    UnregisteredFeb 7, 2012 at 5:57 pm
    I am 13.
    I live with my grandmother.
    My mom i a drug abuser and a alcohol abuser
    My dad left me
    I have i stay strong and realize it's over and i try to stay happy
    My mom sands death threats to my grandmother.
    My grandfather left my grandmother.
    I love this song...

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