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Blood print stains on the floor of a powdered room
Cracks in the mirror starting to show too soon
Mascara lines streaming down her face
Her cocaine lipstick smile is such a waste

On the floor, she's almost dead
She remembers the words that...

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    anonymous
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    Feb 23rd, 2018 2:51am report


    An MtF (Male to Female) trans woman who remembers life as a ng boy. Her father was always kind and supportive, but now she is thinking back, dying too young from Cocaine abuse.she thinks about how, when she was younger, her dad was ok with who she was and how she dressed, even though others disliked the fact that a boy was dressed in pink and did "girly" things. "daddys got somethin to say- youre not a screw up boy" not a screw up.



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    singerstargirl
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    Jan 5th, 2018 1:09pm report


    I agree with previous interpretations.

    The one thing I wonder about is the relationship with the father.

    The chorus is all about the father saying that “you’re doing me proud”.

    However, in the bridge The Script says “he’s always loved to play dress up but Daddy’s got something to say”.

    Is this the same father in both cases, or someone different? I’m confused.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 10th, 2017 12:33pm report


    Someone who is transgender, who worries about how others see them, so they turn to drugs specifically cocaine, and alcohol which eventually becomes their demons. When they eventually overdose and are dying, they think of their caring and supportive father and what he said to once.



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    anonymous
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    Oct 19th, 2017 10:23pm report


    This is a beautiful song about a transgender person, who is struggling with societies view of who they are. They may have the wonderful support of their father and know that their father is proud and believes in them. However, they are much too concerned of what others think of them, with reason, and are learning to be comfortable with who they are.




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