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Thursday, September 1, 2011

Michael Jackson, 'Ben' and me




It was probably three days before the end of the singer.
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BEN, THE TWO OF US NEED LOOK NO MORE
WE BOTH FOUND WHAT WE WERE LOOKING FOR
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It was night, I was walking by the street, and I heard the song on the radio.
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WITH A FRIEND TO CALL MY OWN
I'LL NEVER BE ALONE
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I did not know the exact lyrics of the song but it seemed to have a bond in my soul.
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AND YOU MY FRIEND WILL SEE
YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND IN ME
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It seemed to be speaking about me. It seemed to be I am he.
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BEN, YOU'RE ALWAYS RUNNING HERE AND THERE.

But I am not running, I am walking "here and there" - and everywhere.
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YOU FEEL YOU'RE NOT WANTED ANYWHERE
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God knows it is the longing of the deepest of me to find a friend who likes and loves me as I am.
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IF YOU EVER LOOK BEHIND
AND DON'T LIKE WHAT YOU FIND

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Yes, many like me because of my "innocence" and "meekness."
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THERE'S SOMETHING YOU SHOULD KNOW
YOU'VE GOT A PLACE TO GO
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But when this "many" know about the "secret," it is better that they have not ever liked me before.
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I USED TO SAY "I" AND "ME"
NOW IT'S "US," NOW IT'S "WE"

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It is better that they leave me alone because, in the end, I will always be alone.
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BEN, MOST PEOPLE WOULD TURN YOU AWAY
I DON'T LISTEN TO A WORD THEY SAY
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I understand why Michael changed color - why the change of the face.
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THEY DON'T SEE YOU AS I DO
I WISH THEY WOULD TRY TO
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It was but to be liked and to be loved.
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I'M SURE THEY'D THINK AGAIN
IF THEY HAD A FRIEND LIKE BEN
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But, Michael, no matter what we do, people will never ever like the thing that is inside of us.
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LIKE BEN
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But when I hear the song, I feel it was not you who sang it for me: but Someone - Who loves every bit of us - and Who can change everything for us.
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LIKE BEN.

And, as I remembered you in the past, I can only pray for your soul to meet Him there.



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