I wrote “Just Me” because it is something we go through in life. It started off as a poem and morphed into a tune.

In the event that you meet people who say they are your friend but ultimately turn out not to be, just keep moving forward and keep doing you. Remove the toxic from your life, live your life and don’t look back.

This track is a number of years old. I created it before I had some of the equipment I needed to make my music so I relied on online tools to put some of my pieces together.

I hope that at the very least, this tune will empower you to keep moving forward and be the best version of yourself you can be, despite the naysayers.

Lyrics:

Verse 1)

My pen and paper have a voice of their own
When I sit down to write, I let the feelings unfold
And right now, I’ve got a few things on my mind
And guess what, I think now is the perfect time
To speak the truth of what I see going on
Of how friends aren’t friends and how they pretend
To care, to love, and to look out for you
When they’re secretly hating, loathing you
What joy they feel, when you fail to succeed
And the push they give is so you’d fall and bleed
Out your losses, your faults, they don’t care about you
Beware of said friends with intentions false but true
I have a few, just like her, him and you
But I keep them close, what else am I gon’ do?
I’m not heartless, but I’m not an idiot too
I deal accordingly, I know the truth

Chorus)

And Imma just be me
No matter what people say, or the games they play
Mon pa mele
It’s whatever
Imma pass through in this world, like a stormy weather
Have you hiding under your covers
Moving along in this life
No time to put up with who hates or who likes
Go ahead, give me the attention I need
Makes me know I’m doing something indeed
By being me, simply, being me
Just by, being me, naturally
Yeah, yeah, yeah…

Verse 2)

Now, how you wanna try to flip the picture?
I’m talking to you, yeah you, hey trickster
I don’t think you’re hearing my words real clear
All this lying and deceiving needs to end somewhere
Look at ourselves and the lives we lead
Do we really have what it takes, to make it and succeed?
Best believe, we won’t get real far if we choose negative
Over positive deeds
You gotta think and look a little deeper for something
You gotta think and try to find your truth on the way
You gotta think when you make it through today
Count your blessings, be thankful for seeing another day
You gotta know, what you want out of this world
You gotta know, right from wrong as you go
You gotta know, that facts about karma are true
Do onto others, as you’d have them do unto you

Chorus)

And Imma just be me
No matter what people say, or the games they play
Mon pa mele
It’s whatever
Imma pass through in this world, like a stormy weather
Have you hiding under your covers
Moving along in this life
No time to put up with who hates or who likes
Go ahead give me the attention I need
Makes me know I’m doing something indeed
By being me, simply being me
Just by being me, naturally
yeah, yeah, yeah…

Bridge/End)

No matter what people say
Keep doing you anyway
Haters got nuttin’ on you
To yourself just remain true
No matter what they try to do
They will come out looking like fools
Because you’re simply doing you
Can nobody do that like you do
Yeah, yeah

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