Drama Queen - Kate Reid

 

In the big city some people believe that weÕve got it made

And small towns will kill you if youÕre different in any way

I know this because I grew up that way and still to this day

I walk past a woman on the street and wonder if sheÕs anything like me

 

Well, I might be too much and at the same time, I feel like IÕm

Not good enough, IÕm too out to be in, IÕm too out to make it, some say

And, I think about it each time I step up to the mic, each time I go to talk about my life with someone

I weigh the pros and cons, calculate my escape should something go wrong

 

Chorus:

And I ainÕt no drama queen, I ainÕt just blowing off steam here

Cuz when IÕm in this place, I come face to face

With you and me

I may laugh a lot and I cry a lot too

But thereÕs something about living in this world that moves me

 

Our kids are putting knives to their throats and guns in their mouths

Tying ropes around their necks and itÕs about time we stepped in

And we ainÕt doing them no favours, staying silent in our closets of shame

And weÕre just costing ourselves too, by keeping quiet about it all

 

Chorus:

And I ainÕt no drama queen, I ainÕt just blowing off steam here

Cuz when IÕm in this place, I come face to face

With you and me

I may laugh a lot and I cry a lot too

Cuz thereÕs something about living in this world that moves me

 

Bridge:

Some people ask me-why I sing songs about who I am

So, IÕm hoping this might-answer that lingering question

Cuz when I look around, itÕs clear that our work here ainÕt done

I just making sure itÕs all crystal so would you mind now if we moved on?

 

And, IÕm flying in planes, driving town to town in a rental car

So far from my home and some kind of settled life I could have had so far

Because something else is driving me, pounding at me from my insides

But it sure ain't the hours I keep and it sure as hell ain't the money

 

Chorus:

And I ainÕt no drama queen, I ainÕt just blowing off steam here

Cuz when IÕm in this place, I come face to face

With me and you

I may laugh a lot and I cry a lot too

Cuz thereÕs something about living in this world that moves me