Across the Way

Ripples AKA Auditory Genius


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You know
I'm just another human being who struggles day ta day
A little more than most but not as much as they
I'm not some preacher pushing promises of freedom in some way
I'm an ordinary man, who probably lives across the way
If any one's listening, y'all I got something to say
I really don't understand what's going on nowadays
So many issues we don't contemplate, turn our backs and walk away
It's staring at you in the eyes but still, you're steady blind to fate
Maybe you just can't relate and everything is dandy, great
You express yourself with drugs and writing lyrics filled with hate
But wait your little sister's eight, maybe it's your daughters hey
Everything you set as an example might just cloud their way
Maybe they'll get beat by a man and think that that's the way
Maybe they'll get offered some ends and give that ass a shake
But it's okay, they saw you in your videos and It's ordained
They can get anything that they want as long as they give brain
Little man you're raising sees you hustling, blazing daily
Surrounding him with drugs and alcohol, it makes his judgment hazy
He sees you acting shady, you mistreat all the ladies
Every time you drink you seem to get angry and crazy
But sipping on the forty's got you feeling like an O.G.
So the life you represent, it's got these young men dying slowly
S.T.D's they plague the streets but all you hear in R & B is
How they get between the sheets with different partners randomly
It's so insane to me, trying to rack my brain to see
The reason people justify or think that it's okay to be
Deceivingly full of soul, there's obviously no vacancy
You blatantly destroy others lives and it's self consciously
But kidding me you've got to be
Realism is lost and I'm still trying to figure this whole thing out
Just like you and he
So I just keep on walking this line as if conformingly
Hoping all the beauty don't get lost inside the tragedy
And I battle my own duality please don't believe that I think that I'm perfect
I'm everything but a beautiful mess behind these curtains
Nothing is for certain, I just express what I'm observing
The way people conduct themselves, it's just unnerving
But I'm just another man who stands in front of you today
The only difference is, I've got something to say
With no guarantee you'll ever live to see another sunray
When I'm dead and gone
I just hope that my legacy, it will stay
You know!
It's a new beginning in this bitch
I'm back
Auditory genius productions
Spiritual lyricist records
You know!

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Written by: Frank Kerstiens

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