I close my eyes when I get too sad
I think thoughts that I know are bad
Close my eyes and I count to ten
Hope it's over when I open them

I want the things that I had before
Like a Star Wars poster on my bedroom door
I wish I could count to ten
Make everything be wonderful again

Hope my mom and I hope my dad
Will figure out why they get so mad
Hear them scream, I hear them fight
Say bad words that make me want to cry

Close my eyes when I go to bed
And I dream of angels that make me smile
I feel better when I hear them say
Everything will be wonderful someday

Promises mean everything when you're little
And the world's so big
I just don't understand how
You can smile with all those tears in your eyes
Tell me everything is wonderful now

(Na na na na na na na)

Please don't tell me everything is wonderful now

I go to school and I run and play
I tell the kids that it's all okay
I like to laugh so my friends won't know
When the bell rings I just don't want to go home

Go to my room and I close my eyes
I make believe that I have a new life
I don't believe you when you say
Everything will be wonderful someday

Promises mean everything when you're little
And the world is so big
I just don't understand how
You can smile with all those tears in your eyes
When you tell me everything is wonderful now

I don't want to hear you tell me everything is wonderful now

I don't want to hear you say
That I will understand someday
No, no, no, no
I don't want to hear you say
We both have grown in a different way
No, no, no, no
I don't want to meet your friends
And I don't want to start over again
I just want to my life to be the same
Just like it used to be
Some days I hate everything
I hate everything
Everyone and everything
Please don't tell me everything is wonderful now

I don't want to hear you tell me everything is wonderful now


Lyrics submitted by kevin

Wonderful Lyrics as written by Arthur P Alexakis Art Alexakis

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    General CommentThis song is one that is too familiar for any kid that had to suffer through their parent's divorce. I don't think parents quite know how much it affects their kids. But if I could describe for you how my life was from the ages of 12-18 (when I moved out), this would be it. The first half of the song being the younger years and then the..."I just want my life to be the same, just like it used to be
    Some days I hate everything
    I hate everything
    Everyone and everything
    Please don't tell me everything is wonderful now"

    Your parents are doing better, and everything is wonderful for them--but too many days I spent hating everyone and everything.
    ELS24on March 03, 2002   Link

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