Oklahoma/Nova Scotia Canada/US
Don't tell me that you understand, don't tell me that you know
Don't tell me that I will survive, how I will surely grow.
Don't tell me this is just a test, that I am truly blessed.
That I am chosen for this task, apart from all the rest
Don't come at me with answers that can only come from me,
Don't tell me how my grief will pass that I will soon be free
Don't stand in pious judgment of the bonds I must untie,
Don't tell me how to suffer, don't tell me how to cry,
My life is filled with selfishness, my pain is all I see,
But I need you, I need your love, unconditionally.
Accept me in my ups and downs, I need someone to share,
Just hold my hand and let me cry, and say, "My friend, I care."