Who Shot Mr​.​Burns?

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I wasn't there when they figured it out
seems like no one told me how hard it was gonna be
i wasn't there when they wrote it down
arbitrary guide lines spoken to me about how to live and who to be
but i still feel the pressure i still feel the shame and the shame turns to anger and that anger turns to pain
what are they gonna think?
what should i think?

think back to the time when you first realized it wasn't getting better, its something i'm fed up with
this addiction to a speech pattern that caters to the ones who don't different in the slightest bit the rich gay white men
fellow outcasts ostracize you, something's going wrong
marriage equality, standing up to bullies, and the right to die in foreign wars your complaints are such a bore

we're doing fine, just fine without you
breaking out

think back to the time when you first realized it wasn't getting better, its something i'm fed up with
this addiction to a speech pattern that caters to the ones who don't different in the slightest bit the rich gay white men
fellow outcasts ostracize you, something's going wrong
I am not your pity trip
i am not your poster kid
i am not your new hit song

we don't need for us to get better, we're doing just fine on our own

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from Why I, Haunted Robot?, released September 25, 2015

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Alternative/punk/grunge revival from Northern Virginia, USA.

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