This is why I am the way that I am
This is why I am the way that I am
This is why I am the way that I am
This is why I am the way that I am

You know I'm carrying with me
Over twenty years of pity
My whole personality
Was formed by others, not me
When I look back on my life
One that's always filled with strife
I rode down a bad course
Nobody's fault but yours

My step always threw me right down the stairs
So forgive me when I do the same thing to you
I know it must seem like you're daddy never cares
But if you knew what I've been through
You'd do the same thing too

Well I can't make a move
Without draggin' all my baggage
My father always cursed
So firgive me for my language
Please excuse me for yelling
Pardon me for telling you to stop
Selling to me your God in Heaven

This is why I am the way that I am
This is why I am the way that I am
If I can keep this up for the rest of my days
I may never have to take responsability
For my ways

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Bearing Gruesome Cargo song meanings
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  • +1
    General Commentmy bad that was a different song, i think white knuckling the rosary which they dont have on this site so whatever. anywasy this song is about be accountable and not passing the buck
    Skeezixon July 03, 2004   Link
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    General Commentyea o.o the guy is blaming his father for his cursing... and he is carrying all the crap in his life around with him... they dont want to admit they made a mistake... playing the blame game....
    Tourniquet_faunson December 10, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis song is like having a relationship with God, like a strong intimate realtionship where we and God can really connect
    Skeezixon June 22, 2004   Link

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