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Text písně Tell Me Why

I really wish I could explain it, baby (why) 
It's just the world is kinda crazy, baby (why) 
Ain't no pretty way to paint it, baby (why) 
Don't cry, dry your eyes 

[Will]
September 11th, I woke up 7 am west coast time, french toast 
And my turkey bacon, taking my time, awakin', turning on my TV
To my surprise, saw what everybody in the world saw 
Me and my children, images were chillin' 
My son said "Daddy, were there people in that building?" 
A cold sweat, frozen, with a lump in my chest 
I heard his question, couldn't bring it to my lips to say "Yes" to him 
That night at my son's side, he cried and prayed 
For the one's who died in the World Trade 
His palms to God, seeds and qualms with God 
He just kept in pressin' me, wanna know why 
Then one week later, our bombs were dropped 
We seein' them on CNN, they just won't stop 
The infra-red images of brutal attack 
He said "Daddy, now we killin' 'em back" (right, right) 

I really wish I could explain it, baby (why) 
It's just the world is kinda crazy, baby (why) 
Ain't no pretty way to paint it, baby (why) 
Don't cry, dry your eyes 

I really wish I could explain it, baby (why) 
It's just the world is kinda crazy, baby (why) 
Ain't no pretty way to paint it, baby (why) 
Don't cry, dry your eyes 

[Mary J. Blige] 
Souls are captured 
Dreams are stolen, hearts are broken 
Evil blatantly rewarded 
Hate surrenders, love exalted 
Hope elated, negativity is shorted 

[Will] 
Why is the bomb always gettin' the last word 
And why did her uncle have to molest her 
And why did all them cops have to be shootin' to kill 
And why did all them priests have to act so ill 
Tell me why did James Byrd Jr. have to be touched 
Tell me why did Malcolm and Martin depart from us 
Tell me why did that sniper make the little boy shoot 
And why does human life always denied for loot 
Tell me why did Mandela have to live in a cage 
Why did my brother, Sterling, have to die at that age 
Tell me why did Reginald Denny deserve his fate 
And why the f*ck can't love seem to defeat hate 
Tell me why is it so hard for all the children to eat 
Why did Pac and Biggie Smalls have to fall in the street 
Tell me why did Jam Master J have to go that way 
Please, what am I supposed to say to my kids when they say "Why?" 

I really wish I could explain it, baby (why) 
It's just the world is kinda crazy, baby (why) 
Ain't no pretty way to paint it, baby (why) 
Don't cry, dry your eyes 

I really wish I could explain it, baby (why) 
It's just the world is kinda crazy, baby (why) 
Ain't no pretty way to paint it, baby (why) 
Don't cry, dry your eyes 

Can't explain it baby, life is just really crazy 
I mean if it's world wars or the life of a little baby 
We got more stores than they got rice under Buddha lazy 
You live four score and still it be driving you crazy 

But for me, I try to see the bright side 
Sometimes it'd be like the goodness be tryin' to hide 
Then try to flee, but it can't it's deep inside 
Sweetie, you be the light for the others, make 'em believe in God 

[Mary J. Blige]
Souls are captured 
Dreams are stolen, hearts are broken 
Evil blatantly rewarded 
Hate surrenders, love exalted 
Hope elated, negativity is shorted