I use to take it

I use to take it lightly,

when you pushed me down and I couldnt get up.

You dont like it when your dad screams

or when he hits your mom because he is angry. 

I thought you were just a mean person 

but everytime you hit me I saw a piece of you. 

I no longer take it lightly,

when you get pushed down

I lend my hand to help you even when

you dont understand.

You took it lightly, the way I helped you with homework 

and that time I called you friend

Thats when you stopped taking it lightly.

you said I changed from before but in reality it was

you.

 

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