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Speak It/ No Secrets

My mother always told me to watch out for you,

Even though she doesn’t know all the tricks that you use.

She wouldn’t be amused, when I tell her that I was abused,

So I’ll speak it, I won’t keep it.

No secrets, no secrets.

Kids have the right to live without shame.

Even though you laugh and you say it’s a game.

You should be ashamed and I will tell them your name.

I’ll speak it, I won’t keep it.

No secrets, no secrets.

Because I’m a kid and I have rights

And no-one has the right to touch me where I don’t like.

Don’t talk to me about sex because it’s not in my text,

Please give me a break because I don’t want to hate.

I just want to be the very best of me,

And live my life in peace and harmony,

And make the world a better place to be.

Don’t you know that your future depends on me.

(Gwendolyn Delores Sibert)

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