I don't talk too much to my family
I feel bad, they don't understand me.
I don't speak unless there's something really important to say.
I'm not weak,
Though quiet people often come across that way.

You and me and the family tree
That I can't seem to climb
There's something wrong, I guess I don't belong
And I don't really mind, no I don't really mind.

I don't talk too much to my family.
I feel bad, whenever they're around me.
But I might write, maybe send a postcard once a year.
To be polite, and tell them all the things they want to hear.

You and me and the family tree
Oh we made such a mess
But you gave it a shot, and look what you got
A son who's fatherless.
You and me and the family tree
That just can't seem to grow
But I just wanted to say
That I love you anyway
And I think that you should know.
I think that you should know.

I don't talk, I don't speak
You might say that I am weak
But I don't talk, and I don't speak.

Lyrics submitted by rena624

"Family Tree" as written by Melinda Jane H Schneider Michael Geoffrey Carr


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    General Commentthis song hits home with my famil situation because i'm not exactly close with anyone. in fact i live 3000 miles away by choice. this is one of my fave songs every by athenaeum, and as far as i know it was only posted on their website as an MP3. not sure if its still on there. maybe it will be on the new album commin' out :)
    rena624on July 13, 2002   Link

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