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Seems the love I've known has always been<br />
The most destructive kind<br />
Yes, that's why now I feel so old<br />
Before my time.<br />
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Yesterday when I was young<br />
The taste of life was sweet as rain upon my tongue.<br />
I teased at life as if it were a foolish game,<br />
The way the evening breeze may tease a candle flame.<br />
The thousand dreams I dreamed, the splendid things I planned<br />
I'd always built to last on weak and shifting sand.<br />
I lived by night and shunned the naked light of the day<br />
And only now I see how the years ran away.<br />
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Yesterday when I was young<br />
So many happy songs were waiting to be sung,<br />
So many wild pleasures lay in store for me<br />
And so much pain my dazzled eyes refused to see.<br />
I ran so fast that time and youth at last ran out,<br />
I never stopped to think what life was all about<br />
And every conversation I can now recall<br />
Concerned itself with me and nothing else at all.<br />
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Yesterday the moon was blue<br />
And every crazy day brought something new to do.<br />
I used my magic age as if it were a wand<br />
And never saw the waste and emptiness beyond.<br />
The game of love I played with arrogance and pride<br />
And every flame I lit too quickly, quickly died.<br />
The friends I made all seemed somehow to drift away<br />
And only I am left on stage to end the play.<br />
<br />
There are so many songs in me that won't be sung,<br />
I feel the bitter taste of tears upon my tongue.<br />
The time has come for me to pay for<br />
Yesterday when I was young...

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who is this song by?

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It's called "Yesterday When I Was Young" by Roy Clark

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Friggin retarded.

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please refrain from using the 'retard' word, I work with people with learning disabilities and I find this word offensive

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Actually I have learning problems and statements like yours are the only ones that ever bother me because they polarize, unlike the savage flurry of throwing the word " retard" around which could have just been anyone.

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I was quiet, shy, very introverted, and didn't tak much. Also I was very sensitive about having a speech impediment. Now a days, i prefer to pass it off as an accent, which usually works.

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Same here... :(

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Your answer made me giggle. :)

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I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now.

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I was always scared to do something wrong and be punished by my dad :(

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Quite, anti-social, inquisitive. Basically how i am now.

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I, m here

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As a kid , I was over weight, I always looked at other boys and wished they would have accepted me , while in fact they haven,.t.. Now , the unforgiving child inside me is undeniable.

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VERY talkative and imaginative. It's weird how things change....

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W<br />
I<br />
L<br />
D...child<br />
unruly,<br />
unpredictable,<br />
strongwilled,<br />
a bit of a brat,<br />
hyper...bingbing<br />
curious<br />
precocious<br />
show off,<br />
entertaining<br />
funny<br />
i was the "truth teller"<br />
in my family...<br />
not really appreciated<br />
emotionally brilliant<br />
could perceive what<br />
was really happening...<br />
anyways...<br />
i was a pain in the ask<br />
but...very spirited....

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I thought the question was about you as a child, Hmmmm??
;-)

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You sound a lot like my son.

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Dangerously imaginative, polite, a middle aged woman trapped in a little girl's body.

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even more shy and quiet than i am now. at least now i speak. according to my parents i did not speak until i was at least 4 yrs old. if i wanted something i gestured, pointed and made sounds but no actual words. like if i wanted to be picked up i put my arms up and grunted until someone got a clue. usually it was my dad.

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The same as I am now, only smaller!

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Innocent. When we are children is when we are our purest. I was completely oblivious to the bad things in life, so I miss those days. I always spoke my mind. Sometimes I believe we can learn from children just as they can learn from us.

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In the later years: so pretentious

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weird...very weird

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Afraid, confused, without a path but in a good caring family to at least provide a platform to get a more than fair start and develop into someone I hate a lot less.

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I had or still have a dysfunctional family, grew up with 3 sisters and 2 brothers they all were very loud and noisy, I was too quiet and shy. I always felt ashamed of being around them, I never wanted my friends to see or meet my family. I am still the same except that I love my family now but I believe I still don't want people to know how crazy they are, Lol.

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I was brought up in a loving family and compared to what is I see around me, I would like to think that I have been an a child that listened to what my parents and teachers told me. I have had my fair share of the naughty things that boys get in to but not the serious kind of things

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Receded into a shell at 5. Now I don't trust people and sorta dislike the people around (just a few and only a little)

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inquisitive, mischievious, independant and bit of a loner

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