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Poetry Friday: It's Always the Quiet Ones by Paris Carney

They say, "Come in, who do you wanna be?"
Ask, "What's your style, how can you impress me?"
Flips and turns, upside down
"I hope you brought your floor length gown. Nevermind, take it off and try this on."
Tear you down to build you back up again
And if you crack, you're in the dust my friend
I thought you knew this game was hard
You can't get points 'til you get scars
The secret is, they don't know what's good 'til it hits

It's always the quiet ones
You never see us coming
Always trying to define us
Then say we'll amount to nothing
See how far that we can bend
Before they break our souls
Just in time for the end
Say they're the reason that we're gold

Act like they simply adore you
Until you walk away, think that they're above you
Just because they've had their break and lots of money in the bank
It's all good, it's all fleeting anyway

It's always the quiet ones
You never see us coming
Always trying to define us
Then say we'll amount to nothing
See how far that we can bend
Before they break our souls
Just in time for the end
Say they're the reason that we're gold

It's okay, they don't know what they're doing
It's okay, they don't know what they're losing
It's okay, they don't know what they're doing
It's okay, we're gonna show 'em one day

It's always the quiet ones
You never see us coming
Always trying to define us
Then say we'll amount to nothing
See how far that we can bend
Before they break our souls
Just in time for the end
Say they're the reason that we're gold

- It's Always the Quiet Ones by Paris Carney



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