the stranger in me
There's a stranger in the mirror starring back at me.
Who is this woman? Why won't she leave me be?

Although we bare resemblances, that I can't deny,
Our differences are profound, like the sadness in her eyes.

Me! I am happy! I smile and laugh and play!
Her, her soul is dying, a little more each day.

Friends! I have plenty! A social butterfly am I!
She just wants left alone where no one can see her cry.

I am very vocal, talking to everyone around!
She keeps her words inside her, afraid to make a sound.

I am nothing like this stranger I see inside the mirrors.
So why do I hear her screams and feel the sting of her tears...?

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