Trying To Be Strong

One year full of your face
couldn’t imagine it not talking to mine
then two years of ice and mud without a smile
trying to be strong.

Three years working the mines
can’t appreciate how dirty it was
then four years of finding out about the causes
that digging dug up.

[chorus]
Without knowing much at all we try
we try to be firm
try to be so long-term
tough as nails
strong as a bull’s eye.

[verse]
Five ten twenty and more years
going by like when we were on that carousel
whipping us like donkeys on the road to market
years, years like chocolate caramels.

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