[Chorus:]
L is for the liars that have surrounded me
I insecurities, my head down in these streets
F my future, there isn't one
E Eternal hope
this is my life

i wake up every day to the same old foster mother
i ain't got no pictures of my mother
she was a crack fiend nothing like pot mother
she didn't make a difference even though she could've
i'm a shame, shame on my life
pappa cracky sold me twice
on a late night stopped by and look in my eyes
bags from the tears that i've cried
and the people who lied, telling me that this is my place
phony and try to smile in my face
when i should have know something
was rare, smiled when she opened the mail
kept a nice mink on her back
meanwhile i got a goose and my goose got patches
i'm so mad this is me
i'm so hurt this is me
so i shouldn't be
well i gon' be alright cause

[Chorus:]
L is for the liars that have surrounded me
I insecurities my head down in these streets
F my future there isn't one
E eternal hope
this is my life

i'm pregnant by a dude and he not 16
but i like his style and his whip is mean
my mama told me to find a man to take care of me
and he does buy me things but he beats on me
i come to her for a little advice
so i show up with a black eye
telling me to know my place, so i stay
waiting for my body phase
telling myself it just a little pregnancy phase
when all in reality i'm being discourage and disrespected and under the pressure
and i don't really blame the man
i blame my mother for not teaching me the different types of man
life could never understood or stand my side of the story being that it's so consisting
18 years and 9 months developing, raised in a prison
i guess i'll never make a difference

[Chorus:]
L is for the liars that have surrounded me
I insecurities, my head down in these streets
F my future, there isn't one
E eternal hope
this is my life

born on to another is the least
of my problems
parents like deja vu, my stomach is starving
3 months pregnant idiotically i departed
so ashame of a life that was started
i ask god if he can take the pain away
he made me in denial of every word i pray
every day it's the same old no talent i'm feeling like my life is unbalanced no telling what tomorrow going look like
yeah right, wrapped up in a fast light for a suicidal act
why is my life set up for a failure
i can care less with the people say to ya'll
we break out in rage venting all the hurt inside
who am i to tell you what you fail to realize
the voice that you hold within you
the voice that you are
the voice of the young people

[Chorus:]
L is for the liars that have surrounded me
I insecurities, my head down in these streets
F my future, there isn't one
E eternal hope
this is my life


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    General Commenti like this song its like her own autobiography thru muzic
    i'm pregnant by a dude and he not 16
    but i like his style and his whip is mean
    my mama told me to find a man to take care of me
    and he does buy me things but he beats on me
    i come to her for a little advice
    so i show up with a black eye
    telling me to know my place, so i stay
    waiting for my body phase
    telling myself it just a little pregnancy phase
    when all in reality i'm being discourage and disrespected and under the pressure
    and i don't really blame the man
    i blame my mother for not teaching me the different types of man
    life could never understood or stand my side of the story being that it's so consisting
    18 years and 9 months developing, raised in a prison
    i guess i'll never make a difference
    bklbeautyon July 10, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is not her life summed up in a song
    it talks about a typical girl living in Harlem or an extreme situation of hard life in the projects or around those places.
    "Kept a nice mink on her back"
    Her adoptive mom only cares about adoption checks coming in the mail.
    She doesn't care about how the daughter is brought up...
    StephanieAon October 27, 2008   Link
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    Song MeaningI LOVE THIS SONG IT REALLY TOUCHED ME BECAUSE ALOT OF FEMALES CAN RELATE TO A SITUATION JUST LIKE THIS BECAUSE WEN YOUR PREGANANT AND YOU LIVING IN PLACE WHERE YO CAN HARDLY EVEN TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF AND NOW YOU BRINGING A BABY IN THIS WORLD YOU GOING TO BE STRESSED OUT
    mzcooperon November 04, 2010   Link

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