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An opening statement for the album.

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PSA by thedarkprep:

As she sings one feels the tension.
Unmatching vocals give the wrong impression,
I’m no gimmick, just cultural subversion.
Call me a hammer smashing convention.

Cause as I stand on this stage I for once feel at ease.
It’s my stage, I have claimed it, I’ll do as I please.
Yet you stare, shout and mumble so I guess I should mention.
Your words cannot harm me, I crave the attention.

So stare up in awe,
Yes, come one and all,
For my lone soliloquy
Those who have the gall,
Let them stand up tall
Let them say and do what they please.
Let the rumors swell,
let them show and tell,
So the trusting might believe,
Cause I know them well,
and despite their hell
You’ll find their words cannot
Define
Me.

The world is black and white and I’m a worn-out bleach gray,
Winning the lottery means waking up for each day,
Russian roulette? Pff! That’s what I call fate, cause my chance of death currently sits at 1/8th.
Yea, 1 in 8. Enough to hesitate. But when the world fucks you over reciprocate.
Yea don’t be rude. It did me a favor.
It made me damn bitter and you love the flavor.
Believe not in doubts, cower not from fear,
Blink not and watch obstacles disappear.
It’s from our lowest, where we see how high we rise,
And from rock bottom we stand to gain paradise.

So stare up in awe, Yes, come one and all,
For my lone soliloquy
Those who have the gall, Let them stand up tall
Let them say and do what they please.
Let the rumors swell, let them show and tell,
So the trusting might believe,
Cause I know them well, and despite their hell
You’ll find their words cannot
Define. Contain. Reproach, or Shame.
Attack, Defame.
All they do in the end is give me both fuel and stage.

So stare up in awe, Yes, come one and all,
For my lone soliloquy
Those who have the gall, Let them stand up tall
Let them be.
Let the rumors swell, let them show and tell,
So the trusting might believe,
Cause I know them well, and despite their hell
You’ll find their words cannot
Will not
Define
Me.

credits

from Bitter Words From Better Days, released September 1, 2015
Written, Recorded, and Performed by: Rose Estrada
Produced by: Brandon Mullin

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thedarkprep Cincinnati, Ohio

thedarkprep is a transgender songwriter currently living in Cincinnati, OH.

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