"First Try" as written by and Tracy L Chapman....
Can't run fast enough
Can't hide I can't fly
I'm struggling with the limits of this ordinary life


I'm just a
Just a
Just a first try


Can't hear what you say
Can't see by the light
I'm struggling with the limits of this ordinary life


I'm just a
Just a
Just a first try


Can't say what I mean
Can't love from the heart
Can't trust in the mercy and the goodness in the world
Can't learn to accept that it's alright
To struggle with the limits of this ordinary life


Can't be
Just a
Just a first try
Can't be
Just a
Just a first try
Just a
Just a
Just a first try


Lyrics submitted by Nelly

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    General CommentTracy Chapman is not talking about, not being able to fly, or run fast,but about the fact that we are in a repressed society,where you want some things to change, but they just remain the same.And only a merciless societylike ours allows wrong things to go on. So repeated efforts for change on her part or anyone who wants changes, is ignored and so everytime looks like trying the first time - a "first try".
    pr_llyon March 09, 2007   Link

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