Momma's Still ThereHave you ever seen a child try,Try to grow up too fast?You see as it's little feetstart moving at last.She starts walking for her momBut little does she know,Momma's not there anymore,She went back home.But don't you cry, little baby,Momma's still there.Inside your heart,She'll be forever.She won't leave you,She never did,So don't you worry,Don't you cry,Momma's still there.The baby looks at daddy,Who's crying into his hands,She coos and seems to smile,And falls right before him.He cried and criedAs he looks into her eyes.They're hers.Beautiful hers.But don't you cry, little baby,Momma's still there.Inside your heart,She'll be forever.She won't leave you,She never did,So don't you worry,Don't you cry,Momma's still there.Sixteen years in the future,Her daddy's drunk and vile.He's abusive and careless,And makes her cry.She don't know what else to doBut sit and wish to die.She wishes someone caredAbout how she feels.But then remembers.There's no
RedemptionDrugs were my haven,Now they're my Hell.I couldn't seePast their silent spell.And though I triedDay by day,"I cannot make it through,"I'd say.Through all my painsAnd all my griefs,I felt that drugs protected me.I thought it was fine,I thought it was okay,But I lost my friends,Family turned away.So here I sitOn this empty street,Hopeless and lonelyWith nothing to eat.I reflect on my past,And miss those so dear.Then I look 'round.They're nowhere near."It's all your fault,"They all would say,"Don't blame the drugs,You chose this strange way."While they are right,They're horribly wrong."You've no ideaI'm stuck in the song."This endless psalm of misery,Of hate and of woe.My parents despise meAnd tell me to go.People have cursed me,But what did I do?This was playedBefore I strayedSo tell me:What if this were you?
BeautifulHow do I feel this way?Why is it that it's unchanging?How can I knowWhen I'm not dreaming?When all my fears have gone awayAnd I'm left here alone,I turn and look to seeThere, standing someoneBeautiful.Just beautiful.I'd never seen anythingIn my lifeUp close so wonderful.So wonderfulMy heart fills joyAnd warmth fills my soul.I gaze to the HeavensAnd think out loud,"How can I be wonderfulIf I'm just a cloud,In the sky."The man standing there,Looked at my soulWith the kindest eyes,He'd say to me,"I think I know why.""You're beautiful.Just beautiful.There's more to seeThan you can with eyes,You're beautiful."I'd cry as he held meClose to his heart.And as I closed my eyes andStart to weepHe'd sweep me off my feetAnd say,"Darlin', I knowThat you're not worth nothing.You're more beautiful than you can seeAnd I can see your painYou'll see when we meet again."Well as I wake up nowFrom that silly dreamI look and findNothing to be seenTo call me beaut