Album: Frame By Frame (2013)
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  • Seven years old, everything was right
    A table for four on a Friday night
    Didn't see any signs of a dead end road
    By the time I was ten everything was changing
    Fell asleep every night praying
    Didn't know which way to go

    Momma did her best to hide her anger
    And I did my best to try and save her

    I was a little too young and a little too dumb to ever think the day would come
    When dad would drive away and take his love with him
    So I grew up fast in a whole new world
    Waved goodbye to that little girl
    I can see her now, innocent and seven
    I wish I had never turned eleven

    We moved into a smaller house
    How mama did it, oh I don't know how
    Never went to bed without eating
    At thirteen I finally realized what it means to get on with your life
    Well daddy sure did and he made it look easy

    Mama did her best to hide the struggle
    And I did my best to stay out of trouble

    I was a little too young and a little too dumb to ever think the day would come
    When dad would drive away and take his love with him
    So I grew up fast in a whole new world
    Waved goodbye to that little girl
    I can see her now, innocent and seven
    I wish I had never turned eleven

    I wish that I could turn back time and tell myself it'll be alright, you're never gonna lose the light in your eyes.

    I was a little too young and a little too dumb to ever think the day would come
    So I grew up fast in a whole new world
    Waved goodbye to that little girl
    I can see her now, innocent and seven
    I wish I had never turned eleven

    I wish I had never turned eleven. Writer/s: CASSADEE BLAKE POPE, NATHAN PAUL CHAPMAN
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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