"Hard 16" as written by and Janet/pedersen Gardner....
Daddy didn't care, mama wasn't there, Jenny slammed the door to her heart
Packed a suitcase of anger, no one tried to save her
She headed for the city that shines in the dark

But the lights fade away, when you're young on the streets, without a friend
Jenny learned to survive, put a price on the nights that never end

She's hard 16, soft to the touch, but she's seen too much
She's hard 16, will her soul run dry by 17?

The face of innocence doesn't stand a chance
Between the losers, the takers, the lost
So Jenny never cried, locked her pain inside
She's trapped in a time bomb ready to blow

There will come a day when the mirror reveals a total stranger
Another lonely runaway in a living hell

She's turning hard 16, soft to the touch, but she's seen too much
She's hard 16, will her soul run dry

Jenny, please come home - please come home
You've got so much to give, so much life to live, so come home

She's hard 16, soft to the touch, but she's seen too much
She's hard 16, will her soul run dry - 16!

Hard 16, soft to the touch, but she's seen too much
Hard 16, will her soul run dry
Hard 16 - her daddy didn't care, her mama wasn't there
Hard 16, will her soul run dry
Hard 16, soft to the touch, but she's seen too much
Hard 16, will her soul run dry by 17?



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"Hard 16" as written by Sharon Pedersen Janet Gardner

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