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The Illusion

Like a small child the world plays tricks on you.
Your senses are oblivious by that "love" you keep believing is true.
Like most happy endings "love" only exists in fairy tales.
And you believe it...but are disappointed when it fails.


I wish the world could see the truth I see.
That they could be more like me.
The apathetic person I sometimes wish I didn't have to be.
But the truth must be revealed and the illusion of "love" must flee.

I find that many people are strong of mind.
Stubborn and willful to where "love" makes them blind.
They rather feel the ecstasy of life and joy.
Putting their life, their world in the hands of one hormonal boy.

I wish the world could see the truth I see.
That they could be more like me.
The apathetic person I sometimes wish I didn't have to be.
But the truth must be revealed and the illusion of "love" must flee.

You soon find yourself falling-depending entirely on him.
Your eyesight has darkened, the world is dim.
You’re laughing and talking wishing that moment would never end.
But little by little you're losing yourself, entering a deeper, darker river bend.

I wish the world could see the truth I see.
That they could be more like me.
The apathetic person I sometimes wish I didn't have to be.
But the truth must be revealed and the illusion of "love" must flee.

Over time-whether he says "We can still be friends."
And you’re thinking "My life is going to end!"
Or you find he's always late.
Changing the date.
Calling you different names.
Because he's with different dames.
Or your relationship just drifts apart.
Because there’s no "spark.”
Reality soon sets in.
That "love" was never within.

I wish the world could see the truth I see.
That they could be more like me.
The apathetic person I sometimes wish I didn't have to be.
But the truth must be revealed and the illusion of "love" must flee.

You're crying and soon find yourself in a state of depression.
Trying to forget him and all your transgressions.
But remember who you are!
You are a star!
Who cannot be kept behind bars!
You are a bird. Soaring high and independently.
Because the acceptance of the illusion is the only way to set you free.

I wish the world could see the truth I see.
That they could be more like me.
The apathetic person I sometimes wish I didn't have to be.
But the truth must be revealed and the illusion of "love" can set you free.

Life goes on. The pain subsides.
We all eventually have to say our goodbyes.
You move on. And forget the pain you once felt.
And again you put on the dependence belt.

You soon find yourself falling, depending entirely on him.
Your eyesight has darkened the world is dim.
You’re laughing and talking wishing that moment would never end.
And you move deeper into the river bend.
And you’re drowning!
And yet your heart is still pounding!

But I will never forget.
The pain will never set,
I am an independent woman
Who doesn't need a handy
Dandy
Man!

I wish the world could see the truth I see.
That they could be more like me.
The apathetic person I have to be.
Because the truth must be revealed and the illusion of "love" has set me free.



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