For Myself

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Nina Simone

Eunice Kathleen Waymon (February 21, 1933 – April 21, 2003), better known by her stage name Nina Simone /ˈniːnə sɨˈmoʊn/, was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist widely associated with jazz music. Simone aspired to become a classical pianist while wo… more »

For myself 
I must learn for myself 
Not from what someone else 
Has said or done

And so I live my life
From day to day
 While feeling my way
Just like a child 
For myself 
I must learn for myself 

The future that some else
May say will come
May never be 
What destiny holds for me
Let me see
For myself!

Written by: VAN MC COY

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