Family Tree

Album: Tears, Lies, and Alibis (2010)
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  • I'm not happy with this conversation
    Too little righteous indignation
    I'm not sure if I'm mad or mean
    The tears I cry could mean anything

    Just 'cause you're kin I let it slide
    Insults and judgments I've been blind
    And its hard for you to deal out digs
    With a calloused heart your words are quick

    I'm sick and tired of throwing stones
    'Cause all that leaves is broken bones
    And I won't shed no blood for you
    Aww the cuts too deep, the bruise too blue

    I've wasted time and been hand fed
    You can't take back the things you said
    Too much time has gone and passed
    Shattered lives and broken glass

    The pain is felt behind my eyes
    But you won't see through my disguise
    Can't change fate 'cause this is done
    Aww too late to start the race is run

    Now's the time to face the facts
    This train done slide right off the tracks
    Regret is sad, revenge is sweet
    I'm walking on my own two feet

    You could have come along but you broke my heart
    Now's the time for me to start
    Living my life without you
    Being a rock in my shoe

    Can;t write the book 'cause this one's wrote
    Time's a friend and love's a foe
    The future's mine indeed it's grand
    You ain't a part of my plan
    When you lay down and think of me
    There won't be much serenity
    Just know that the aching in your brain
    Is the sound of your soul's grief and pain

    This apple's done fall off the family tree
    This apple's done fall off the family tree Writer/s: Shelby Lynne Moorer
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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