"In the Hearts of Men" as written by Klara Maria S�derberg and Johanna Kajsa S�derberg....
In the hearts of men
In the arms of mothers
In the parts we play to convince others
We know what we're doing
We're doing it right

May have written books on the subject
But then you may still be surprised
By your tone over the phone
To your sister while waiting in line
At the shopping mall just outside a town

In the hands of teachers
In the books you read
The things you say when we're lost the lead
I still try to speak up but my voice won't make a sound
And I thought it all over too many times

But when there is no use
And the lights are all out
I just give it up and I walk home
Past the shopping mall
That's just closing down

Will you tell yourself,
You all must be what you'll be
Who's to say who is who and what is what
If you simply don't agree
Now, time will come to claim you
And it will have its way
Don't make mistakes and don't regret
Don't waste the time that is left
And then do it all with a goddamn smile

In the hearts of men
In the arms of mothers
In the parts we play to convince others


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"In the Hearts of Men" as written by Johanna Kajsa Soederberg Johanna Kajsa S�derberg

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    General CommentDepression and Insomnia
    It can strike at any time "In the hearts of men, in the arms of mothers" there can be causes from heartbreak to loss of a child or loved one. "in the parts we play to convince others, we know what we're doing, we're doing it right" People with depression often try to hide it so people around them don't worry, or don't get dragged down with them.

    "May have written books on the subject, but then you may still be surprised" No matter how well you think you know depression or how to get through it or what's best when you're facing it yourself it's different
    "By your tone over the phone, to your sister while waiting in line, at the shopping mall just outside of town" your family will always know, and your tone can give it away, Even in a public place no matter how hard you try.

    "The things you say when we've lost the lead" the descent from happiness to depression
    "I still try to speak up but my voice won't make a sound, and I thought it all over too many times" It's difficult to bring it up, to speak out about it, you overthink, it sometimes gets too much. the person is also a student
    "In the hands of teachers, in the books you read" possibly a psychology student or the teacher could be any figure who taught them as they grew up, brother, sister, mother, father, anything.

    "But when there is no use, and the lights are all out, I just give it up and I walk home, past the shopping mall, that's just closing down" On a night out, trying to escape the thoughts and feelings, everythings closing down, even the shopping mall that's open late.

    "Will you tell yourself, You all must be what you'll be, Who's to say who is who and what is what" just because you feel low that doesnt mean theres something wrong with you, you're just you, unique and you'll be ok, even if people say otherwise "If you simply don't agree"

    "Now, time will come to claim you, and it will have its way, don't make no mistakes and don't regret, don't waste the time that is left and then do it all with a goddamn smile" Live life by your own rules, do what makes you happy before you're too old, don't reach old age and look back with regrets, look back with a smile.
    chippeddiamondon March 28, 2015   Link

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