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david m. bailey: Music & Lyrics

The Truth Always Makes Her Cry

(david m. bailey)
You know she is a diamond in the rough
The kind of girl who makes you want to try
She's wise beyond her years, there's a light inside her tears
And the truth always makes her cry

She's a steel glove on a velvet fist
Her smile will make you wonder why
Now that she is older, she's wiser and much bolder
And the truth always makes her cry

She's a cool breeze on a summer day
She's a fire on a chilly winter night
Her head is full of history, her heart is full of mystery
And the truth always makes her cry

She's the first dance when the music starts to play
She's a sunrise painting colors in the sky
She understands the spirit, she can feel it, she can hear it
And the truth always makes her cry

She's the one you can tell your secrets to
When troubles come, she'll stay right by your side
She's a door, she's a fence, she speaks with no pretense
And the truth always makes her cry

She's a trumpet calling others to the march
She's a cello playing one last lullaby
She's gentle and she's wild, she's a complicated child
And the truth always makes her cry

And if she gets the chance to hear this song
She's going to have to shed a tear or two
The music might be wrong; it may go on too long
But every single word is true.