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In this song, I have personified the voice of self doubt, self hatred, and depression I (and many others) have to deal with on a regular basis.

lyrics

Step by Step by thedarkprep

You tell me to shut up,
You smash your reflection
Your room’s filled with shards and debris
And yet still you find you can’t quiet my singing,
No matter how loudly you scream.

La la la la la

Perhaps I’m your doubts,
A hallucination,
The truth don’t quite matter to me
In truth it’s quite simple, I’m you but more honest,
The words you know to believe,
Cause you’re worthless, a burden,
Misshapen, forgotten
Quite frankly unworthy to live
My words strike a nerve,
Your friends claim to know you
But mine’s the counsel you receive.

Step by step,
Closing in on the noose
Inching in step by step,
What have you got to lose.

Every time you cry,
I am the laughter you hear
Every time you hope
I remind you to fear
I’m the lie, in each smile,
Every regret you hold dear
And I won’t, and I wont disappear

La la la la la

Your friends say they miss you,
Some say they love you,
It sounds like pure rubbish to me,
And now they all want you to take medication,
Claiming it’ll set you free
But we both know the problem, it’s not me it’s you,
Aimless obsession with nothing to prove
You’re lazy, you’re stupid, on others dependent
But you’re not “misunderstood”

Step by step,
Closing in on the noose
Inching in step by step,
What have you got to lose?
Yes it is step by step
In your deserted room,
Keep going step by step,
It’ll be over soon.

Every time you cry,
I am the laughter you hear
Every time you hope
I remind you to fear
I’m the lie, in each smile,
Every regret you hold dear
And I won’t, and I won’t disappear

La la la la la la la

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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