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What Price Innocence

Can you put a price on innocence Or just reminisce about its loss As we were stumbling into manhood We seemed to ignore the hidden costs. When self becomes first priority We apologize only when caught Integrity is a commodity Sincerity becomes all for naught. Take a step outside your comfort zone It's alright if you're scared at first Sometimes it's better to stand alone Even though you'll be mocked and cursed. When did we lose our sense of wonder Our basic creed of what's wrong and right When did we let our souls be plundered When did we accept might over right For those washed clean at baptismal fonts Who were way too young to understand If you want to live a righteous life One day you will have to take a stand

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