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#1156951 - 09/25/19 02:06 PM Am I worth it?  
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Wrote this back in 2005, no music to it yet.

Am I Worth It?


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Look at me, I'm not made of gold.


I'm not young enough to be afraid of being old.


Touch me, my skin's not made of silk,


Look into my eyes, they're not perfect white.




I just want to know,


I know I'm not perfect,


Am I worth it?


Am I excess baggage.




My footsteps don't kiss the ground


My voice makes not a perfect sound


I tremble when I'm still


I get sick when I think I'm ill




I just want to know,


I know I'm not perfect


Am I worth it?


Am I excess baggage




Kiss me you will not miss me,


Watch me, I'm stumbling back and fourth


Take me there, I'm clearly not meant for here


Maybe a choice is all we need to make a mistake




they rewrote the blueprint and left a footprint


Tried to escape from freedom,


Left my kingdom for a prison


Now space envelopes around me


Rain stings like silver bullets aim directly.




I just need to know


I know I'm not the perfect soldier


I grow younger as I grow older


Singing I'm not worth it, I'm the perfect waste of humanity.




Hold me, you won't feel a thing.


Look for me, you won't find nothing.


Try me, you'll return me immediately.


Capture me and I'll slip through your fingers




Can't make a wish out of a cry


Can't dream with open eyes,


I've watched the sun break through the skyscrapers.


The faces through the windows never know


The sun is coming up behind them and setting so low.




Kiss me, my lips will disappear into chaos.


This life is perfect, I'm just not a part of it.


The sky is beautiful, melding with the ethos.


The world is not round, perception is all we have.


Thanks,
Antony R Wells
#1157050 - 09/28/19 04:04 PM Re: Am I worth it? [Re: AntonyRobWells]  
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I like the part where you say "I grow younger as I grow older". I feel much younger than I am - but this lyric is so sad

#1157053 - 09/28/19 04:24 PM Re: Am I worth it? [Re: AntonyRobWells]  
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Hey, yeah I wrote this back in 2005 - During a sad time in my life, hence how sad it is.


Thanks,
Antony R Wells
#1158611 - 11/14/19 05:49 AM Re: Am I worth it? [Re: AntonyRobWells]  
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Hi Tony,
This has lots of good things in it and sad songs sell but you need to cut it down into 3 manageable verses, and a bridge. You can save some of these good lyrics for another sad song.


Have a goodun,

John W. Selleck BMI Songwriter
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