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Life just threw me
Another high flying curve ball
And Iím just standing here
Afraid to swing
Afraid Iíll strike out
But you know, Iíve realized
That if I donít try, Iíll always fail

Chorus:
I need to step out
Get tough
Play rough
Face the scary things in life
So why am I still sitting here?
I need to step out

Iím not afraid to get dirty
Iím not afraid to fall
I know how it is
It hurts
It stinks
But Iíve done them both so many times
I donít fear doing it again

Chorus:
I need to step out
Get tough
Play rough
Face the scary things in life
So why am I still sitting here?
I need to step out

And sometimes just walking forward
Can be the hardest thing to do
Moving on when you canít see whatís ahead
Go ahead
Take another step
Someone will catch you
If you happen to fall

So step out
Get tough
Play rough
Face the scary things in life
Why are you still sitting here?
You need to step out

Oh yeah, go step out
Yeah, this is the song I was inspired to write while doing my journal. Strange...
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gifts-raemanzu Featured By Owner May 5, 2007  Student Writer
I like this poem alot. it's something I need to remember alot, so I'm going to fave it...
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kuroinami Featured By Owner May 6, 2007  Hobbyist Writer
Aw, I'm glad that you like it!
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synthwrr Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2006
Amazing symbology... if that's what it is. Do you sing or perform your songs? Cos I can totally tell it has a tune and everything. It sounds like 3 Doors Down or something, except more concrete and graphic :)
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kuroinami Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2006  Hobbyist Writer
Yeah, there is much symbolism laced into this piece. I tend to be a quiet person when I'm with people I don't know/don't feel comfortable with. I REALLY don't want to be a wall flower while I'm here at college, however, and this is my vain attempt to remind myself that I need to go out on a limb a little and "step out."

And yes, I did sing this song while I was writing it. Most of my songs have a tune to them when I write them (either that or they develop one while I'm editing them), but anyway. I have to say, I've only sung a few of my songs for anyone, and they are generally small children who don't mind me singing a capella. Glad you like it, though^^
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synthwrr Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2006
lol awesome. I'm learning guitar, so I'm starting to get an interest in really writing lyrics myself, but I know I have a lot to learn. Before I just knew bass, and you can't really sing to a bass song... but do you play guitar? It's great fun.
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kuroinami Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2006  Hobbyist Writer
Hah, I wish I played guitar. No, I play.. >.> <.< *whispers* flute. Meh, I hate the ditzy sterio type attatched to it, but yeah, thats what I play. That and drums XD LOVE the percussion.

I was starting to learn guitar in my seventh grade music class, but then the boys screwed around one to many times, and we never really learned anything >.<
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synthwrr Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2006
LOL me too! I learned in 6th, but I thought it was the crap of the world and went rebel on everyone. But now that I've decided to do it on my own, it's cool :)

My daddy plays flute! I've always loved the sound of flutes, especially in rock songs... it makes them a lot more surreal and stuff, you know? If I ever have a band, I'll have a flute or something in it :)
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kuroinami Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2006  Hobbyist Writer
XD Rock flutes!

Hm, I wonder it there's such a thing as the electric flute...
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synthwrr Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2006
Ahaha *ponder* we may never know....
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kuroinami Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2006  Hobbyist Writer
:3
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