This Is Me

Album: The Greatest Showman (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (2017)
Charted: 3 58
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  • I am not a stranger to the dark
    "Hide away," they say
    "'Cause we dont want your broken parts"

    You can put your mind to do whatever you wanna do
    Just tell yourself that you capable, too
    But don't do things that ain't even cool
    And get rid of them no-good friends thats enablin' you
    Makin' you feel like you won't be nothin', your life crumblin'
    They talk, mumblin'
    You gon' be something, you are glorious
    Were no gangs, but warriors, we well-known, notorious
    They can't stop you or block you or mock you
    They mad cause you bad and they not you
    You fall down, but get up and skip and hop through
    Kick down doors for others to walk through
    You have a purpose, to make you say, "Did I do that?" Urkel
    Now we callin' reality virtue
    This is who I am, this is me, don't let them words hurt you

    When the sharpest words wanna cut me down
    I'm gonna send a flood, gonna drown them out
    I am brave, I am bruised
    I am who I'm meant to be, this is me
    Look out 'cause here I come
    And I'm marching on to the beat I drum
    I'm not scared to be seen
    I make no apologies, this is me

    Oh-oh-oh-oh
    Oh-oh-oh-oh
    Oh-oh-oh-oh
    Oh-oh-oh-oh
    Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh, oh, oh

    Another round of bullets hits my skin
    Well, fire away 'cause today, I won't let the shame sink in
    We are bursting through the barricades
    And reaching for the sun (we are warriors)
    Yeah, that's what we've become

    Won't let them break me down to dust
    I know that there's a place for us
    For we are glorious

    When the sharpest words wanna cut me down
    I'm gonna send a flood, gonna drown them out
    I am brave, I am bruised
    I am who I'm meant to be, this is me
    Look out 'cause here I come (yeah, yeah, yeah)
    And I'm marching on to the beat I drum
    I'm not scared to be seen
    I make no apologies, this is me

    I'm alone, I never fit the mold
    The world is so cold, hold it down on my own
    I'm just tryna reach up to the sky, see the moon
    I got confidence 'cause I'm the flyest in the room
    And I been knocked down, but I always get up
    I had some fake friends, had to go and switch up
    Yeah, no pain, no strain, I ain't chasin' no nothing
    'Cause I got more to gain, and I'm just tryna make a change
    I'm just doin' me, I'm in my own lane
    I fell down a few times, but I'm up again
    Marchin' to another drum, see me cross, see me bow
    When they thought that I was done, ah nah, here I come
    I'm not weak, I get on my feet
    No apologies, yeah, this is me

    And I know that I deserve your love
    There's nothing I'm not worthy of

    When the sharpest words wanna cut me down
    I'm gonna send a flood, gonna drown them out
    This is brave, this is bruised
    This is who I'm meant to be, this is me

    Look out 'cause here I come (look out 'cause here I come)
    And I'm marching on to the beat I drum
    Marching on, marching on, marching, marching on (I'm not scared to be seen)
    I make no apologies, this is me

    Whenever the world's gone, whenever the world's gone
    I'm gonna send a flood, gonna drown them out
    Oh, oh, oh, this is me Writer/s: Benj Pasek, Justin Paul
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Bridget from CoGood song to think of when facing up to your bullies. Not that I've done that before, I never thought of that song when doing it. I'm saying this because of the encouraging lyrics it has. Also an awesome song in general.
  • Saskia from United KingdomLove this song.
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