Why Lyrics

It must've been in a place so dark you couldn't feel the light
Reachin' for you through that stormy cloud
Now here we are gathered in our little hometown
This can't be the way you meant to draw a crowd

Oh, why? That's what I keep askin'
Was there anything I could have said or done?
Oh, I had no clue you were masking
A troubled soul, God only knows what went wrong
And why you'd leave the stage in the middle of a song

Now in my mind I keep you frozen as a seventeen year old
Roundin' third to score the winning run
You always played with passion no matter what the game
When you took the stage, you shined just like the sun

Oh, why? That's what I keep askin'
And was there anything I could have said or done?
Oh, I had no clue you were masking
A troubled soul, oh, God only knows what went wrong
And why you'd leave the stage in the middle of a song

Now the oak trees are swayin' in the early autumn breeze
The golden sun is shining on my face
The tangled thoughts I hear a mockingbird sing
This old world really ain't that bad a place

Oh, why? There's no comprehending
And who am I to try to judge or explain?
Oh, but I do have one burning question
Who told you life wasn't worth the fight?
They were wrong, they lied, and now you're gone, and we cried

'Cause it's not like you to walk away in the middle of a song
Your beautiful song, your absolutely beautiful song

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Songwriter(s): Robert Mathes, Allen Shamblin
Record Label(s): 2009 Lyric Street Records, Inc
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Meaning to "Why" song lyrics (195 meanings)
tiffany 11/10/12,06:56

Most suicides are from teens to early adults and I know what its like to be bullied to the point of suicide I'm 20years old and I've had suicide thoughts since I was thirteen I still sometimes wish I was no longer here I'm lucky my family is what keeps me going please get help if u r suicidal
amy 11/09/12,14:42

palmerston burk july 1998 - october 4th 2012. died so young. shot himself. how could u? ur one soul that touched a million hearts. starngers are crying over u. well i hope heaven has something better to offer then what u never got here. goodbye palmer we will all miss u. i hope to meet u someday....
Billy Tackett 09/23/12,20:16

i have lost 2 good friends to suicide i lost my friend sam denham because of bullying why sam why did you do it
hey 09/14/12,11:43

My boyfriend had a cousin who commited suicide. He shot himself in the head. He was in the seventh grade....they think it was because of bullying.... No one should ever lose a 12 year old kid to bullying. Ill never forget seeing him in his casket, so young... It was horrible. RIP Noah Grawemeyer.
veby 08/31/12,06:26

i dont know. what i must say.. im really sad every i listen this song.. i always remember about my first love .. i love u rezy.. more than my life.. so much...
amy p 08/28/12,09:32

This song was played at my best friends funeral. He has been gone a month and a bit now and I miss him greatly, Rip con.. :(
midget 07/06/12,18:24

TO WORTHLESS YOU ARE NOT You wont see the anguish you cause if you go Trust you are LOVED you ARE YOU are VALUABLE. Trust me I know, they will all say Why even if they dont show you love now
Courtney 06/25/12,18:06

my daaddy divorcecd my mom when i was 15 and the day after he died in a car addident. The driver was drunk and was one of my ex boyfriends. this song will never let me forget that horrible day
madeline 06/24/12,12:33

i lost one of my dear friends. ryan nash. he was 15 & he played baseball. no one know why he did it or even had a clue, but he is gone now. i just want to have him back. i miss you ryry
Valerie 06/11/12,12:01

I lost my friend and co-worker Andrea to suicide. I miss her SO much and wished there was something I could have said or done. I think of her every single day. RIP DREA.
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