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© 2015 
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1   CHARLOTTE
Every day it's the same
All they know is my name
Cuz I got nothing to say
No one to save
Conversation arrives
All I notice is time
Counting down in my chest
They'll forget
Me

Does anyone care if I'm even there

Speak up
We're listening
Your silence is crippling
You're not nothing

All the wonderful things
You can see on a screen
Picture perfect they seem
What about me
Empty words in my mouth
That I've been waiting to shout
Cuz Maybe then they will see
Everything
In me

You are your story
The messy pages inside your head
And you are worthy
Of our attention were listening
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2   MURIEL
Do you remember me?
Cuz I remember you
Just a few short years
You told me you'd stay here
But now I see the truth
It hasn't felt like home
Since you left us alone
Our living room feels cold
But I won't give up hope
Cuz Maybe you'll come home

Tell me why you don't put up a fight
You might have left but you're stuck in my mind
Playing in my head almost every night
I wasn't prepared for Our last goodbye

Maybe I'm a fool
Maybe I'm sorry too
Maybe I'm too much work
So just ignore my hurt
Cuz what does hurting do?
Wasn't I enough
A daughter you could love
I may be just a girl
But I wanna know your world
Cuz you're the one I want

Waiting for your call
For anything at all
Maybe you'll say you're sorry
But if not don't worry
I can still be strong
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3   BEN
Blood and sweat in my eyes
Another unfair goodbye
We're at war with the world
But I'm here fighting the hurt

And I say
Ahhhh ahhh

It's always killed me inside
To watch injustice survive
But what a painful price
To die while saving a life

Ahhh ahh
Ahhhh ahh

I'll be
Calm in the chaos
And peace where the madness resides
And you'll be
A home in the broken
And they'll know when they look in your eyes
And they'll know when they look in your eyes

I'm so angry these days
I don't recognize my face
It's like I'm numb to the noise
All I need is a voice
Sayin Ahh aahh
Ahh ah Ahh ah Ahhh ah
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4   ALENA
You Can't package up a goodbye
You Can't tie a bow to a knife
To make it pretty
Pink mascara under my eyes
Doesn't mean that I haven't cried
and I'm not kidding

Fake it long enough
Til my sadness wears off
I don't mean to make much noise
I can change the tone of my voice
To make it happy

get used to it I won't hide
It's alright if I'm sad sometimes
This breaking is beautifully Human
I'm not gonna fake I'm fine
I'll dance in my own time
Cuz this breaking is beautifully human
Stop sayin that I gotta
Smile

Mama taught me how to cry
Then she cried the river dry
But I'm still hurting
Hear them say it every time
Just be quiet darlin your fine
And I'm done hearin

Can you hear me now
All my manners worn off
I'm not being very polite
But take a closer look at my eyes
Cuz now I'm living
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5   ROYSTEN
Too good
That's how good it was while I had you
Too wrong
That's how wrong it is that you died
And mamas on the ground
But I can't hear a sound
No time
That's how long I got to prepare

And I will remember
You

Too numb
That's how numb I've been since I saw you
Unfair
That's how fair it is that you're gone
There're petals on the ground
And everyone's around me
Not much
That's how much I've prayed since you left

But I will remember you
I will remember you
I will remember you
I will remember you
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6   EVERYTHING
Don't let them tell you lies
Those voices in your mind
Pay attention when
People call you friend
And remind you of your light

Don't try to analyze
You're imperfect, so am I
Pay attention to
Those reminding you
You were made to bring us life

Cuz you are everything everything
That you ever dreamed you could be
And you bring everything everything to life and I wish you could see
Your pieces are enough for me
Cuz darling you are everything

Don't be afraid of change
You are braver than you say
Don't listen to
Those criticizing you
They don't even know your name

There's beauty in your scars
Don't paint away your flaws
Every crooked line
Is evidence you smile
And that's the hope that leads us on

ALEX G

© 2014 
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1   #LITTLEMISSPERFECT
Girl I bet you think you’re witty.
The way you dance is oh so pretty.
But I know who you are,
deep down, who you are.
And girl I bet you think you’re funny.
Clever texting with emojis.
Well, guess what, girl!
He’s #taken.

So listen closely when I say
your childish games won’t scare me away.

And I, I see the truth in your disguise.
You ain’t fooling this one.
You, you’re used to getting what you want.
You ain’t winnin’ this one.
The world will see you through my eyes.
One last thing I must clarify:

You’re not Little Miss Perfect, Perfect,
Little Miss Perfect, Perfect,
Little Miss Perfect, Perfect, no.

Girl you’ve got this way about you,
acting dumb like you have no clue.
Well, you know what you did.
I know what you did!
I heard you don’t like his girlfriend.
That’s a text you wish you could unsend.
And this is sweet revenge.

So listen closely when I say
your gig is up and here’s your pay!
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2   BONES
Struck me like a bolt of lightening
running through me in the dead of night,
and I know it. I know it.
Now I see you when I close my eyes.
You’re the reason why I live and die,
and I know it. I know it.

And I feel you down in my soul.
You rattle my bones.
It’s running me over and over.
And I feel you burning my heart.
It rattles my bones.
You’re running me over and over.

Light me up in a burning fire.
See the smoke written in the sky
that I know it, I know it.
Now I’m never gonna try to fight it.
You’re the reason why I live and die,
and I know it. I know it.

Oh you’re running me over,
you’re running me over,
you’re running me over, woah.
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3   LOVE THE WAY YOU MISS ME
You're miles away and loving me better,
and I'm thinking you should stay there forever
'cuz I'm seeing a side of you that I never have known.
And I love the way…

Middle of the night I was thinking about you.
Must've read my mind cuz you lit up the room
when the telephone rang and I saw your name.
The butterflies came and stayed till morning.
You're playing me a song, said you wrote it about me.
I'm trying to sing along but the static is crazy.
I'm loving the way you keep me waiting.
I'm starting to like the distance, baby.

You're miles away and loving me better,
and I'm thinking you should stay there forever
'cuz I'm seeing a side of you that I never have known.
And I love the way you miss me, miss me,
you miss me, you miss me.

Staring at the ink cuz I like what I'm reading:
27 things you've been missing about me.
Look what you've done.
You've got me hanging on every word
and I can't explain it.
All the times that I didn't think you were listening,
I didn't realize you needed space not convincing.
I'm starting to think you finally got it:
the fairytale love I've always wanted.

You're miles away but loving me better,
and I'm thinking you should stay there forever
'cuz I'm seeing a side of you that I never have known.
And I know you'd rather us be together,
but it's nice to feel the love in your letters.
And maybe you shouldn't come back home,
'cuz I love the way you miss me, you miss me,
you miss me, you miss me, you miss me.

It's not that I don't want you here,
but when you're gone you feel so near.
I'm starting to think you finally got it:
the fairytale love I've always wanted.
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4   PROOF
Staring me down in the mirror.
How long will it take 'til these cracks disappear?
Feeling ashamed, forgetting my name.
Where did I go?
Praying to God for a cure.
It's so dysfunctional here in the hurt.
Lost and confused, revealing the wounds.
Where do I go?

Every dim shade of gray in my scars,
all of the mess I have left in the dark.
Still the light shines through the cracks in my heart.
It's proof I'm alive.

Climbing the height of my walls,
watching them crumble beneath me in awe.
I will be brave, and I will be safe here in your arms.
Now there's no room for afraid:
breaking the boundaries to make myself brave.
Turning a page. Here in the change,
now I am free.

Give it all away, give it all away.
It's gonna be okay, gonna be okay.
Give it all away, give it all away.
It's gonna be okay, gonna be okay.
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5   MAKE YOUR MOVE
365 little lies we have written in our mind.
2.5 kids by 25 and you’re doing just fine.
We’ve been wired for it, but we’re tired of it.
Oh, we’re looking for something more.
365 different ways we can choose to live our lives.

Oooh, tell me what you’re gonna do.
Oooh, what have you got to lose?
It’s now or it’s never.
We don’t have forever, no.
Oooh, it’s time for you to make your move.

Oh, don’t you know it’s dangerous when you try to play it safe?
You live in boxes 9 to 5 always hoping for a raise.
It’s enough for getting by,
but tell me, does it make you happy?
You’ve put your dreams on hold too long.
Why wait another day?

We are all the same,
Oh, we are all afraid.
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6   GROWING UP
Close enough to touch.
But maybe that’s too much.
Tell me just how far you’d like to be.
‘Cuz boy I’ve read the signs,
but you write between the lines.
Tell me what you wanna mean to me.

Maybe it’s not right.
Maybe I’m too uptight.
Maybe you’re not good for me.
Maybe we’re stuck here.
Maybe it’ll take a couple years.
But maybe this is us just growing up.

Close enough to love,
but for you it’s not enough
to let go of your fears and take me in.
Don’t you listen to your past.
Real love was made to last.
Could you try to be sure of something for once in your life?

But maybe you’ll love me.
Yeah, maybe you’ll love me.

But maybe this is right.
Maybe I come alive
every time you’re near me now.
Maybe we’re meant to be.
Maybe you’ll fall in love with me.
Or maybe this is us just growing up.

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© 2012 
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1   FIND YOU
I feel your hand
close to mine
and your smile is easy to find
So I’ll hide this fear
that you’re not really here

I will laugh with you
kiss your cheek like you still want me to
And though you’re near, I know
That you’re not really here

But I’ll wait for a sign that says it’s not too late
and I’ll try to save the love that once was mine
And I’ll find, i’ll find,
your broken light that used to shine 
and I’ll find, I’ll find you.

and I kept your heart
on a chain around my neck
and you swore to me forever
but forever fell apart

Come back to me
I have saved your promises in a box beneath my bed
And now your touch is like a memory
and your words are my souvenirs 

I feel your hand close to mine
but you’re not really here.

HELLOALEXG

© 2011 
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1   BREATHE
You were my all
You were my everything
You needed me like water
You needed me to breathe
I gave you my heart
I gave you the best of me
But the closer I became
The less I could see

Now it stares at me
Like my reflection
It's who I wanna be
Like who I was

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I want to breathe again
I want to dream again
Want something beautiful
To make it all meaningful
I want to breathe

I know your pain
Kills me to break you
But I'm waking up
And the sky's still blue
Letting go
Doesn't always mean you'll fall
And my story book is better off with pages still unwritten

It stares at me
Like my reflection
Oh oh
Truth you'll see
Because like a blessing

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I want to breathe again
I want to dream again
Want something beautiful
To make it all meaningful
I want to dare to leave
Give me the chance to give
All that I have to life
And all that I am

And all of the years
We were together
Our love was for real
Nothing can measure
So the hardest part
Admitting I'm better without you

We lost ourselves
Drowned in illusion
And we couldn't see
Cause we sank to the bottom
But I reached the surface
Before it could wash me away

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I want to breathe again
I want to dream again
Want something beautiful
To make it all meaningful
I want to dare to leave
Give me the chance to give
All that I have to life
And all that I am

All that I am
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