Discover - Tim Booth

So you gave me a home

And you gave me a name

And you told me, behave like the others

Then you sent me to school

Which was all about rules

And I learnt to pretend

And so I faked my way through school

And now I faked my way to you

In every face I look for signs of truth

And when you cry I take your hand

And when you rage I understand

Look in my eyes

I?m not like all the others

It?s time for you to discover

Who I am becoming

I may look like a man

And talk like a man

But I feel like a man undercover

I don?t feel real, I feel like a fake

In a moment I?ll break

And so I?m prisoner to this guise

I?m in for life, but what?s my crime?

I?m searching through my race to find

Some long lost tribe long lost in time

You fear that death will be th end

I fear that we?ll come back again

I killed you once so let?s pretend

This time round we?ll be good friends

So I?ve been abuser and I?ve been abused

I?ve been the Nazi and I?ve been the Jew

I was the user and now I am used

To recover those who wish to discover

Who I am becoming.

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