A Powerful Word A gentle toucha fond embracea whispered worda parting Hoping wishing wanting to see you again.Love is a powerful word. An angry looka push awaya yelled insulta leaving loathing screaming crying because of what you did.Hate is a powerful word. A last look backa strong regreta rebelliona making up. forgetting forewarning forgiving all our problems.Sorry is a powerful word. A joke madea memory shareda flashback faceda happy. loving laughing mirth echoing in an empty roomHappy is a powerful word. A sad goodbyea call me laterI love you too. yearning wanting missing us.Yo
A Truth IgnoredOne night I dreamed I was an eagleI could see the whole worldand hear a whole nationand below me a man on TVspoke to all his viewers."Don't listen to what they say.There is no problem."While I look around and see that it is not true.Around this man ice mltsdroughts killand floods rage through cities.tornadoes pick you up and throw you who-knows-whereand hurricanes tear you apart.around this man,people are dying.They look up to the heavensand say,"Please, someome help me."And I look down at this manthis cold, hard, television man,and I know that he is lying.Our world, where all battles were won,all countries founded,all discoveries made,all children born, is falling apart.Our world is dying.And we are doing nothing to stop it.
Too Old, Too YoungNot the same anymore.Tell me, where's the sweet simplicity?Age just went and addedA layer of complexity.The old ways have just vanishedWe have to do just hat we're told.I could climb foreverAnd not find a foothold.Be it values,Religion,Or your ever present family,There's always something there in control.I jump upYou tell me to jump up higher.I stand upYou tell me to stand up tallerI say yesYou say noBut this is what happens when you'reTo old to be a child,But too young to be accepted.The order was signedWhen I needed it the least.Careful not to yell too loud;You might wake up the beast.Things are piling up on usWhen you strike the blow.You made it much more difficultBut then, how would you know?It's all college,Relationships,And we never get our privacy.And even nowYou won't leave me aloneI jump upYou tell me to jump up higher.I stand upYou tell me to stand up taller.I say yesYou say noBut this is what happens when You'reToo old to be a child,
DefinitionFrustrated.Yeah, that's my definition.Degraded,Never a part of the mission.Well, now I spend my daysHoping I'll get my chance.Start fresh, clean slate,Maybe find some romance.Yeah, well it's one in a million,I won't ever get my shot.But I'm gonna make a differenceWhether you believe or not.RelatedMy worries and my fears.FixatedOn why I shed my tears.There are so many waysIn which I could relateTo you in short and simple terms:There's too much on my plate.Well, it's one in a millionDon't think I'll get my shot.But I'm gonna make a differenceWhether you believe or not.Yeah, now there's nothing left for meBack where I have been.If I just keep moving forward,I might have a chance to win.Yeah, it's one in a millionDo you think I'll get my shot?But I'm gonna make a differenceWhether you believe or not.It's one in a millionBut I know I'll get my shot.I'm off to make a differenceWhile you sit here and rot.
I'd RatherLet's pretend for a momentThat I am building up a wallA wall that stretches milesBut distance doesn't make it small.It blocks out the realityAnd keeps me in my mind.But I could not anticipateAn ambush from behind.Imagination serves its purposeCreates a happy dreamBut Real Life rears its ugly headAnd makes me want to scream.Yeah, love is just so perfectWhen I see it in my head.But, perfect or not, I'd ratherHave it in real life instead.I see other people's pleasureAnd that's all very fine.But is it worth drinking the gobletWhen you can't taste the wine?If other people feel it,Then what good is it to me?I'm screaming at the world,So why can't you hear my plea?Some people say "Forget it,'Cause it's not worth the pain."Well, they might see it different,But I've always liked the rain.Yeah, love is just so perfectWhen I see it in my head.But, perfect or not, I'd ratherHave it in real life instead.There's nothing I've ever wanted moreI can't believe it doesn't