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Ignite My Flame

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    [ 4/4 time electronic beats and synth... ]
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    I thought you were my friend,
    you're my demon and addiction
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    I'm makin' amends,
    cause I'm free from your affliction.
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    Now I'm walkin' out of the blue, and into the light,
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    from cold, careless, lost, death,
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    to warm, careful, found, and rest;
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    different, rejected, stereotyped by my own life,
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    controlled by rage,
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    curious confused betrayed despised and hate
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    hate and despise aren't able to see
    through another's eyes
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    now I'm shining in the skies,
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    I tell you no lies,
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    I'm free to walk through any door,
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    learn how to live without our rage,
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    learn to adapt and break the chains.
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    Behind every anger, there is a pain,
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    behind every pain there's a shame,
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    but in who's to blame I've got nothin' to gain,
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    I'ma stop this rain and ignite my flame.
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    Behind every anger, there is a pain,
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    behind every pain there's a shame,
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    but in who's to blame I've got nothin' to gain,
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    I'ma stop this rain and ignite my flame.
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    Comin' from a broken home
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    runnin' out alone
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    in a world so cold
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    growin' old
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    I'm only in my teens
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    but to live with the feelings
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    ___ and ____
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    losin' all my dreams...
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    nobody knows where I come from.
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    only.... to run from...
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    on the blocks unlocked don't wanna get caught
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    freedom? I didn't have a lot.
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    How they diss me, tell me that I'm ugly,
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    hurt me verbally, abuse me physically,
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    I've come to realize
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    that everything they said...
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    I know inside that I'm the grand prize.
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    _______
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    the pain and the voices of what they never shared
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    I am equal to a man, no control, I am free
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    I can get through this,
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    I am strong, I am me.
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    Behind every anger, there is a pain,
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    behind every pain there's a shame,
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    but in who's to blame I've got nothin' to gain,
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    I'ma stop this rain and ignite my flame.
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    Behind every anger, there is a pain,
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    behind every pain there's a shame,
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    but in who's to blame I've got nothin' to gain,
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    I'ma stop this rain and ignite my flame.
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    What was his excuse for the sexual abuse?
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    She was such a little girl, comin' into his world...
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    then it got worse, maybe a curse,
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    she grew up.
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    What came first was the shame,
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    drugs came, crack cocaine,
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    12 years old on the street,
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    havin' nothin' to eat, gettin' beat..
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    Lookin' for a place to sleep.
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    Now she's in jail,
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    she ain't gettin' no bail.
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    She's lookin' for a new tale.
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    I gotta change, it's time to engage.
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    Less____I'm doin' this for you,
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    P.S. I love you.
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    Behind every anger, there is a pain,
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    behind every pain there's a shame,
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    but in who's to blame I've got nothin' to gain,
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    I'ma stop this rain and ignite my flame.
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    Behind every anger, there is a pain,
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    behind every pain there's a shame,
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    but in who's to blame I've got nothin' to gain,
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    I'ma stop this rain and ignite my flame.
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    Girl, you're worthy of everything good,
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    if you're thinking of leaving, you probably should.
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    It's not ____
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    use your voice, break the silence!
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    Respect yourself, don't let it ruin you.
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    Take it from me, cuz I've been through it too.
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    Always forgive but never forget.
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    Live your life with no regrets.
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    [ Captions by The Radical Access Mapping Project,
    on Un-ceded Coast Salish Territories, 2013
    ]
Title:
Ignite My Flame
Description:

Girls at the Burnaby Youth Custody Center tell their stories through hip hop.

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Captions courtesy of the Radical Access Mapping Project, Un-ceded Coast Salish Territories of the Skwxwú7mesh, Musqueam, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples.
http://radicalaccessiblecommunities.wordpress.com/subtitled-videos/
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Video Language:
English
Duration:
04:54
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