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Music & Lyrics by PETER MILLS

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This is the time I

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of.

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what it's made

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should we

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try to get

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it

is- n't worth

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the fight?

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wrong


do we

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this go?

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how are we

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to know?

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strong?

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should we

strug-gle on,

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be

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times when it

got

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when the times

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are they good

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e - nough?

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when I'm

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Who would I

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how

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wait to

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al -

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geth - er

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hard as

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strong e - nough

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to stay?

Am I stay - ing put,

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'til I'm

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