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Taking Steps Towards Myself

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Taking Steps Towards Myself

I just wanna be me!

You know I can walk a mile in your shoes
But who said I ever wanted to 
You know what you want me to be
But don’t you see I just wanna be me

I’m not bitter
I’m not leaving forever
I just need to walk away
And follow my own endeavor
This is not goodbye
So when I leave
Please don’t ask me why

Mistakes must be made
So I can learn to pave my way
Scars are there forever
To show you how to be better

You know I can walk a mile in your shoes
But who said I ever wanted to 
You know what you want me to be
But don’t you see I just wanna be me

This is my way
To express myself
I’m making this my day
To rise up
And scream against the gates of hell

I know you wish I was perfect
But I promise you
I’m learning to stay true
At the end I will hold on to faith
And show you that it’s never too late

You know I can walk a mile in your shoes
But who said I ever wanted to 
You know what you want me to be
But don’t you see I just wanna be me

I’m not bitter
I’m not leaving forever
I just need to walk away
And follow my own endeavor
This is not goodbye
So when I leave
Please don’t ask me why

I just wanna be me! 

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