His Classmates Thought Making Fun Of Him Made Perfect Sense, But Then A Senseless Thing Happened

I absolutely love this song by Ryan Dolan; the strings are gorgeous, aren't they? The message in the song is made more poignant when you know that Ryan came out recently. Its message is one that needs to be repeated until we all start listening.

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[0:23]

I guess life was tough, growing up
I didn’t even know if I could make it or not
‘Cause every day is harder on your own

And when they look at me, it’s clear to see
That they don’t want to be the ones who hang around with me
So now I guess I’ll go it on my own

Life was hard and I got down
But I got up and carried on
Time passed so slow

The life I lived was all in vain
A worthless show, a pointless game
Time was so cold

[1:18]

‘Cause I can live a lifetime living these lies
I can laugh and act OK
I can show a smile and say I’m happy
But there has got to be a better way

I wanna live
I wanna love
Don’t wanna care about anything
‘Cause I can live a lifetime living this life
I’ll start again

[1:56]

I’m tongue-tied, feels like
I’m losing hold of this life
But I don’t wanna be the one I love

No

Life was hard and I got down
But I got up and carried on
Time passed so slow

The life I lived was all in vain
A worthless show, a pointless game
Time was so cold

[2:32]

‘Cause I can live a lifetime living these lives
I can laugh and act OK
I can show a smile to say I’m happy
But there has got to be a better way

I wanna live
I wanna love
Don’t wanna care about anything
‘Cause I can live a lifetime living this life
I’ll start again

[3:09]

‘Cause I can live a lifetime living these lies
If I start again
I can laugh and act OK
I can show a smile and say I’m happy
But there has gotta be a better way

I wanna live
I wanna love
And I don’t care about anything
‘Cause I can live a lifetime living this life
I’ll start again

So I won’t waste a lifetime living this life

I’ll start again

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Original by Ryan Dolan, whose coming out you can read about here. You can learn more about confronting bullying at Bullying.org. And if you are having suicidal thoughts, please call (800) 273-8255 if you live in the U.S., or find a number for your country here.

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