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It's Me Against the World...

One of my (many) favorite Coldplay songs is called "Us Against the World". My favorite lyrics are:


And if we could float away
Fly up to the surface and just start again
And lift off before trouble
Just erodes us in the rain
Just erodes us in the rain
Just erodes us and see roses in the rain
And sing slow-ow-ow-ow it down
Slow-ow-ow-ow it down
Through chaos as it swirls
It's us against the world

I love that song because a) the music is beautiful and b) I found the lyrics to be beautiful as well. And they rung true at that time. Now, as I'm older, wiser and more jaded, I laugh at the above. It's sad, but I'm just being honest. There's no "us" against the world, it should always be "me" against the world. No one will ever be on your team or by your side more than yourself.

There's family, sure. But in the regular order of things, your parents aren't around forever, siblings get married, form their own families and the distance grows. And don…

Not That Funny

Isn't it funny, how a date that used to mean so much to you, can immediately lose all importance with one simple action?
Or isn't it funny, how you think you know someone and when you least suspect it, they show you who they really are?
Isn't it funny that sometimes your mother's advice isn't always spot on?
Or isn't it funny how you plan stuff out and literally from one minute to the next, all those plans are ruined?

Isn't it funny that we give people the power to take all the wind out of our sails?
Also, isn't it funny when people do just enough to make you think they're sorry, but inside they're just ready for you to get over it?
Isn't it funny how someone can be so different in real life from what they portray themselves to be?
Or isn't it funny how some people just don't give a damn about others feelings?
Isn't it funny how you can be forgotten about in an instant?
Isn't it funny how you can be surrounded by people and feel compl…