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Why can't I feel anger

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Why can't I feel anger

They say don't show anger
When they pour out all their lies
To the Judge speak slow and clearly
And look into his eyes

Don't say bad things about the mother
Even if it is all true
Concentrate on your Daughter
And protecting all her youth

These words seem true and simple
For the ones who follow rules
But I've drawn swords with the devil
Who'll use a child as her tool

Why can't I feel anger
While my child drowns in the rain
When all the court will offer
Is a childhood of pain

Why can't I feel anger
When I'm drying all her tears

Why can't I feel anger
When our futures full of fear

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  1. Date: 8/15/2012 10:56:00 AM
    Hi Jon beautiful write here my friend as usual, maybe anger is destructive and you seem to be positively in love with your kids, all the best Owen