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If you listen to the album version, there's no recognizable strumming pattern, however this
version is meant to be played accoustically. You can just strum the chords, but I recommend you make
a quiet finger-picking pattern for the first verse and then strum starting with the chorus. Just
do what feels right to the mood of the song.

Intro
 DD
Verse I
 DA
 Why no one will help me
 GA
I'm too dumb I'm too smart
 DA
 They'll not understand me
 GA
I am lonely they'll hate me
 DA
And there is not enough time
 GA
It's too hard to help me
 DA
And god wants me to work
 GA
No resting no lazy

Chorus I
 DAGmD
 These excuses how they served me so well
 Gm
They've kept me safe
 D
They've kept me stoic
 CmD
They've kept me locked in my own cell

Verse II
 DA
 I'm too far from home
 GA
It takes far too much energy
 DA
And I cannot afford to
 GA
No one will ever see me

Chorus I

Chorus II
 DAGmD
 These excuses how they're so familiar
 Gm
They've kept me blocked
 D
They've kept me small
 CmD
They've kept me safe inside my shell

Bridge
 CG
 Bringing this into the light
 D
Shakes their foundation
 A
And it clears my side
 CG
 Now my imagination
 D
Is the only thing that limits
 AC
The bar that is raised to the heights

Verse III
 DA
 No one can have it all see
 GA
have to they want me to
 DA
And I can't let them down
 GA
I'll never be happy

Chorus I

Chorus II

Outro

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