Album: Survival Story (2010)
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  • We believed in love when love wasn't an option
    She wanted to give birth
    I wanted adoption
    After days and days of conversation
    We decided to go with fertilization
    Then came baby showers and Lamaze classes
    2AM phonecalls 1 Minute contractions
    But then they whisked me away like Brigadoon
    No domestic partners in the delivery room

    But if I was a superhero I would break free
    Wouldn't need anyone to come and save me
    And you couldn't make me feel like I'm crazy
    I would see my baby

    If I was a superhero I would break free
    And I wouldn't be imprisoned where ever you take me
    I would change everyone who's trying to change me
    I would see my baby

    Life in an occupied land is hard
    We pushed harder
    Soon to be a mom
    Him to be a father
    Boys with guns at the checkpoint in Rafah
    Wouldn't let me pass
    When I said 'I need a doctor!'
    I don't know the source of the passport errors
    Or how four hours produced a miscarriage
    But when it come to populations to disparage
    Gaza is on the list right below gay marriage

    There's something on my heart
    There's someone on my mind
    I never would have thought
    That I could be so angry
    But please give me the patience
    Please give me the patience Writer/s: Ernesto Fidel Padilla, Joel Martinez, Raul A. Ortiz Rolon, Victor Martinez
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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