Sunday, April 21, 2013

Willing to Try

I just wrote my best song yet. =) Would you like to read the lyrics?


It’s not the critic who counts,
Not the cold and timid souls.
It’s the ones who know defeat
But still press forward to their goals.
The ones who give their all
In a good and noble cause
Are the ones with no regrets,
Even if there’s no applause.

I must be willing to fail
If I ever want to grow.
I must be willing to guess
If I ever want to know.

Peace comes from the inside,
It comes to those who try,
Who are afraid to sing,
But will not let their music stay inside.
So give it a try,
And fail, win, or die,
Just don’t leave the music inside.

I must be willing to fail
If I ever want to grow.
I must be willing to guess
If I ever want to know.

Facing my fears,
Reaching for gold,
And in the process,
I’m healing my soul.
It’s okay to be me,
And believe in my dreams,
And I’ll work until they’re my own.

I must be willing to fail
If I ever want to grow.
I must be willing to guess
If I ever want to know.

So give it a try,
And fail, win, or die,
Just don’t leave the music inside.

3 comments:

Gerry Baird said...

Love it!

Aliandria said...

Thanks! Since then I've also come up with an additional chorus:
I must be willing to lose if I ever want the prize
I must be willing to fall if I ever want to rise.
=)
I turned it into a songwriting competition. I hope I win, but I'm still happy I submitted it, even if I don't win. (Which is the point the song, after all...)

Sarah said...

Ali I love it! I can't wait to hear it!!!!! :D