Desperate

by Daphne Khoo

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released December 23, 2007

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Daphne Khoo New York, New York

I sing,
I write,
I dance in awkward places.

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Track Name: Doll
In her window,
she smiled to everyone.
the world before her was so kind.

All the people would walk by,
and look at her,
and everybody was so nice.
They'd sing,

Look at the pretty doll in that window,
mama.
Look how happy she looks today.
I want the pretty doll in that window mama.
Then they'd turn and walk away.
Walk away.

Ten years later in her window she stays,
her smile a little faded.
The world around her has totally changed,
she looks around and it's not long before,
the children sing.

Look at the toy guns in those windows,
mama.
Look at the bare-bellied dolls,
what is that ragged thing in that window,
mama?
Then they'd walk right along,
they'd walk right along.

This isn't what I'm used to, she cried.
I didn't move, I was here all the while.
How did this happen,
why didn't I ask why?
Why didn't I ask why...

And they'd sing,

la di da di da di dum,
da da di dum, (x5?)
Track Name: Desperate
I need You.
near me now.
never knew,
......... just how..

You're a part of me
and all I am.

never been more in the dark,
never been this scared,
never was so uncertain of what to do or speak.
never been so alone,
never been without You.
never had more than I could keep.

And what I need now,
is someone like You.
can't believe i didn't look You up,
even before I knew.
how You have waited for me
I know.
now...now.

I'm desperate, I'm calling out Your name.
can You hear me?
I'm falling, I can't feel your flame,
so cold and
I wanna go home,
wanna feel Your arms around me
can You hear me
save me.

so afraid,
of who I am,
I need your strength,
to live...again.

*

I put my hand in Yours,
you fill me up. (fill me up)
I know You'll always be there,
You're more than enough.
Track Name: Wrong
daddy doesn't like me to lock the door.
I'm too frustrated to care no more.
cage me up it's okay,
cuz if not I'm gonna, explode over this whole darn place.

I'm thinkin too much about it,
can't ignore it, all I can do is,
wonder if it's worth it cuz it's,
tearing me up,
pulling me apart.

Get me out of here,
you're everywhere I go.
In a magazine, or on some stupid TV show.
it's like hell on earth,
and nothing I thought I deserved.
I was so wrong about you, it hurts.

close me eyes and think about the past,
can't believe we gave up just like that.
guess all the 'I love you's we said were untrue.
i'm sure that I wasn't lying, i'm not so sure about you.

I'm thinking too much about it,
can't ignore it, all i can do is,
wonder if it's worth it cuz it's,
tearing me up,
pulling me apart.

Thank you, for all the, smiles that we had.
and thank you, for all the, warmth that you shared.
goodbye, to all out memories,
they're gone, so long.

it hurts.
Track Name: J-tusk
I guess you don't know,
the pain you've put in my heart.
I try to believe it's something else,
blind my eyes with objects,
I know I don't care about.
pretend I don't hear you,
pretend I don't see,
but I do.

And maybe it's the way I take things,
I read way too deep.
possibly the way you speak,
sometimes you don't think.
but I thought I'd let you know,
sometimes it hurts,
sometimes inside I bleed.
I just thought you should know.

Played my part for so long,
thought you'd let me in.
could i have chosen the wrong path,
maybe it was my fault to begin,
to believe that I thought I knew you.
that I thought you cared.


At night I cry, at night I weep,
wanting to know you more.
we are so close,
yet I can't see,
what it is that I ignore.
I will find peace of mind,
when I learn what it is, you hide.

I just thought you should know,
I just thought you should know, oh,
I just thought you should know...
Track Name: Tribute
Our Love has brought us here.
My love, I've put hand to ink
and ink to page.
To you I owe, a little song to display,
how I feel.

You have taken a little piece of me,
I'm not sure you know,
I'm captivated,
by the beauty you've shown.
The love, the passion you've shown me,
so I wrote this song,
as a tribute to you.

Tonight we'll dance,
do what we love, the best.
I know we'll never give only what's left,
let's get this show on the road.

And I'll remember the moments we've shared,
laughing and dancing, without a care.
Knowing that I can't stop time now,
I want you to know,
I'll always be there.
Track Name: Little Love Song
Woke up this morning
with a smile on my face.
Woke up knowing that
today was gonna be okay.

cuz I got you,
never thought I'd find someone like
you've found me and there's nothing you could
do to make me love you less,
I can't help but confess
I love you.

It's not like everything
in life is easier now.
But you let me say
all that I feel out loud.

It's just amazing,
I'm hooked onto your touch,
it's just so crazy,
I can never get enough.
Wish you were with me,
everytime that I got up.
It's a drug, you're my drug
I'm in love with you.
Track Name: Charlene
Tiny promises you keep.
silent words you've yet to speak.
Little smiles behind those sparkling eyes.

All you have is love to share,
innocence we long to bear.
We can't wait to see you,
on your feet.

And all we know,
is that we're glad you're here to stay.
And all we care about is you...

Charlene.

So with only smiles around,
we hear every single sound.
We'll be here as long as we know how.
Make no haste just take your time.
Don't let the world leave you blind,
you can be sure you won't be,
left behind.

And no one knows what God has planned
for all your days.
But now you're here so it's okay...
Charlene.

Charlene.
Track Name: Rescue
Lights turn out tonight,
Finally she hides.
Beneath the cold
Of the loneliness she fights

Waiting for someone
To be the love she needs
To rescue her
From the pain that hurts so deep

Is there anybody
Who can be the shelter that she’s wanted all along
Is there anybody
Who can love beyond the gates into the depths of her soul

Holding out her heart
Playing out her part
How well she hides
In this masquerade delights

Then the curtains fall
Revealing all that’s lost
The emptiness is chaining up her soul

Is there anybody
Who can be the shelter that she’s wanted all along
Is there anybody
Who can love beyond the gates into the depths of her soul

With all my life
I will never let you
Never let you go
I promise you
I will always stay true
I’ll always be true to you

I will never let you down
Cause on my love you know that you can trust
I will never let you down
Oh never, oh never,
Oh never never never
Track Name: That Song
We were jut one, of those fools,
tried to make up n break up.
I was just trying, to make sure that you,
would always be by my side and so now,

Now I'm leaving you weith only goodbye.
And I hope it hurts like mad cuz look,
what you did to me.

How do you expect me to continue laughing,
after all this is through, yea.
Even the thought of smiling,
makes me bite my lip cuz,
the only thing I can't let go,
is I miss you.

Now that you're gone,
it's easy to see,
that you weren't quite right for me.
Wasted my tears,
thought it'd be years,
before i stopped self-pity, and I,

I failed to notice, that
all the tears you cried were a lie,
so, now I'm leaving you with only goodbye,
and I hope it hurts like mad cuz look,
what you did to me.

And I, I failed to see,
that you didn't even know me,
and I, failed to notice, that
all the tears you cried were a lie,
so, now I'm leaving you with only goodbye.
And I hope it hurts like mad cuz look,
what you did to me.

How do you expect me to continue laughing,
after all this is through, yea.
Even the thought of smiling,
makes me bite my lip cause,
the only thing I can't let go,
yea, the hardest thing to do.
Oh, the only thing I can't let go,
is I miss you.
I miss you,
I miss youuuuuuu,
I miss you.
Track Name: Letting Go
I'll raise my hands,
and a toast to this generation, letting go,
of our hearts and our heads,
can't think for ourselves
and we know it shows.

And maybe I'm sick of giving in,
to everything.
And maybe it's time.

I'm letting go,
of a life that I, never knew and I,
I'm finding out, that happiness is
something you can choose,
I'm letting go.
I'm letting go.

So touch your lips
and kiss goodbye to all the things,
you thought were yours
maybe this time,
you'll get a lot more things,
a lot less closing doors.
cause all we want is to be wanted,
all we want is to be loved,
n maybe it's time...

I'm letting go,
of a life that I, never knew and I,
I'm finding out, that happiness is
something you can choose,
I'm letting go.
I'm letting go.

And you think you've got,
everything planned just right,
I think I'll always win,
it never pays to pick a fight,
so let's just stop for awhile.

And see the beauty of
what we have right now.
I hope you're always here,
I hope I never let you down,
let you down.

I'm letting go of a life that I,
never knew...

I'm letting go of a life that I,
never knew and I.
I'm finding out, that happiness is,
something I can choose,
I'm letting go...
I'm letting go.
Track Name: Bleeding Tears
Turning left and right,
standing at the same place.
wondering when life,
will give me a safe place to hide.

I'm bleeding tears,
so fragile but not broken,
torn apart yet none,
can see these open wounds I hide.

Footsteps that haunt me,
get the fear that I detest.
but for them it's so easy,
cuz I'd give in upon request.

I'm bleeding tears,
so fragile but not broken,
torn apart yet none,
can see these open wounds I hide.