Destiny Smith

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Destiny Smith

You wanted to fill our home with laughter
And tiny feet
You wanted a family ever after
But that wasn't me

Oh no
No
No, that wasn't me
Oh no
No
No, that wasn't me

You convinced yourself that I would change my mind
And carry your dreams
You convinced yourself that I was your wife-to-be
But that wasn't me

Oh no
No
No, that wasn't me
Oh no
No
No, that wasn't me

You closed your heart to reality
And asked for my hand
I was too dazed by our little fantasy
And accepted your band

Oh no
No
No, didn't think beforehand
Oh no
No
No, didn't think beforehand

I only gave you home and laughter
No tiny feet
Didn't want to rob you of your dream
No, that wasn't me

Oh no
No
No, that wasn't me
Oh no
No
No, that wasn't me

Tiny feet

(Verse 1)
I find it so hard to speak my mind
My voice gets lost, oh, it's gone
But I can write and rhyme to save my life
As I have often done

(Verse 2)
Putting down thoughts that shade my days
I try to moor them, lock them away
But it's not enough to keep darkness at bay
I still feel them haunting my way

(Pre-chorus)
If I could scream...
Could I heal, then...

(Chorus)
Am I doomed to suffer in silence?
These verses never hear me cry
My head is a canvas of violence
For my demons, though I know that they lie

(Instrumental solo)

(Pre-chorus)
If I would heal...
Could I speak, then...

(Chorus)

Speak

(Verse 1)
Oh, bright eyes and sincere smiles
They tried to draw me out of my shell
But I had learned from an early age
Not to show and not to tell

(Verse 2)
And friends, I knew they would leave me
They would forsake me in a heartbeat
I had no market value of which to speak
No reason to keep me around
But in await for a cooler alternative

(Chorus)
They asked me if I'd like to come play outside
And I said no, I would much rather stay inside
There's less of a chance of being left all alone
If you're making it in the world on your own

(Verse 3)
But they never gave up, those misguided fiends
No matter how many times they had to call in
So I gave in to their pleas with a contrived heart
Knowing soon enough they would tear it apart

(Chorus)

Woooah

It's best not to share too many laughs with anyone
So you won't be left yearning for them afterwards

(Chorus)

Woah, there's less of a chance of being left all alone
If you're making it in the world on your own

Shell


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You wanted to fill our home with laughter
And tiny feet
You wanted a family ever after
But that wasn't me

Oh no
No
No, that wasn't me
Oh no
No
No, that wasn't me

You convinced yourself that I would change my mind
And carry your dreams
You convinced yourself that I was your wife-to-be
But that wasn't me

Oh no
No
No, that wasn't me
Oh no
No
No, that wasn't me

You closed your heart to reality
And asked for my hand
I was too dazed by our little fantasy
And accepted your band

Oh no
No
No, didn't think beforehand
Oh no
No
No, didn't think beforehand

I only gave you home and laughter
No tiny feet
Didn't want to rob you of your dream
No, that wasn't me

Oh no
No
No, that wasn't me
Oh no
No
No, that wasn't me

Tiny feet

(Verse 1)
I find it so hard to speak my mind
My voice gets lost, oh, it's gone
But I can write and rhyme to save my life
As I have often done

(Verse 2)
Putting down thoughts that shade my days
I try to moor them, lock them away
But it's not enough to keep darkness at bay
I still feel them haunting my way

(Pre-chorus)
If I could scream...
Could I heal, then...

(Chorus)
Am I doomed to suffer in silence?
These verses never hear me cry
My head is a canvas of violence
For my demons, though I know that they lie

(Instrumental solo)

(Pre-chorus)
If I would heal...
Could I speak, then...

(Chorus)

Speak

(Verse 1)
Oh, bright eyes and sincere smiles
They tried to draw me out of my shell
But I had learned from an early age
Not to show and not to tell

(Verse 2)
And friends, I knew they would leave me
They would forsake me in a heartbeat
I had no market value of which to speak
No reason to keep me around
But in await for a cooler alternative

(Chorus)
They asked me if I'd like to come play outside
And I said no, I would much rather stay inside
There's less of a chance of being left all alone
If you're making it in the world on your own

(Verse 3)
But they never gave up, those misguided fiends
No matter how many times they had to call in
So I gave in to their pleas with a contrived heart
Knowing soon enough they would tear it apart

(Chorus)

Woooah

It's best not to share too many laughs with anyone
So you won't be left yearning for them afterwards

(Chorus)

Woah, there's less of a chance of being left all alone
If you're making it in the world on your own

Shell

(Verse 1)
Alone in the dark, you scrutinized your past
You felt that your time here was running out so fast
Your wishes and your plans, drifted away from your grasp
All that you could have, all was lost in the sands

(Verse 2)
And despite the polite smile plastered on your face
You couldn't help the envy that slowly crept in its place
As you saw others making the most of their days
You didn't think that you could keep up such pace

(Chorus)
Don't mind about living like somebody else
What does it matter if your path is different to theirs?
You will get there, just do what feels true to yourself
Just do you, don't do them, do you

(Verse 3)
You watched them realise their high-flying schemes
It was magical, like something out of movie scenes
You never thought that a person with your frivolous means
Could ever hope to live out their dream

(Chorus)

(Verse 4)
So you deferred to your doubts, tried to change yourself
Tried to coerce your life, like you were born one of them
Even though a gentler approach would have suited you best
Didn't realize 'til your mind was left a mess

(Chorus x 2)

Oh, do you, don't try to do them, do you

Do you, don't do them

At the first, gentle light
In the calmness after a stormy night
Her whole being got dragged through the mud

No words were held back
Yet she threw none of them back
No matter how bad they cut into her heart


All those feelings inside her
She buried them deep
For nobody should see her weakness
Or witness her weep

Oh, all that hurt inside her
She hid it so well
'Cause it was safest to live there
When no-one could tell


Biting her trembling lip
Squeezing her shaking hands into fists
She was finally dismissed with shame

Fighting back burning tears
Smiling down the worst of her fears
She was sure to be soon back there again


All that sadness inside her
She buried it deep
For nobody should see her weakness
Or witness her weep

Oh, all that anger inside her
She hid it so well
'Cause she hoped that if she did that
Then no-one would yell

Oh, she hoped that if she did that
Then no-one would yell

Dummy

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You wanted to fill our home with laughter
And tiny feet
You wanted a family ever after
But that wasn't me

Oh no
No
No, that wasn't me
Oh no
No
No, that wasn't me

You convinced yourself that I would change my mind
And carry your dreams
You convinced yourself that I was your wife-to-be
But that wasn't me

Oh no
No
No, that wasn't me
Oh no
No
No, that wasn't me

You closed your heart to reality
And asked for my hand
I was too dazed by our little fantasy
And accepted your band

Oh no
No
No, didn't think beforehand
Oh no
No
No, didn't think beforehand

I only gave you home and laughter
No tiny feet
Didn't want to rob you of your dream
No, that wasn't me

Oh no
No
No, that wasn't me
Oh no
No
No, that wasn't me

Tiny feet

(Verse 1)
I find it so hard to speak my mind
My voice gets lost, oh, it's gone
But I can write and rhyme to save my life
As I have often done

(Verse 2)
Putting down thoughts that shade my days
I try to moor them, lock them away
But it's not enough to keep darkness at bay
I still feel them haunting my way

(Pre-chorus)
If I could scream...
Could I heal, then...

(Chorus)
Am I doomed to suffer in silence?
These verses never hear me cry
My head is a canvas of violence
For my demons, though I know that they lie

(Instrumental solo)

(Pre-chorus)
If I would heal...
Could I speak, then...

(Chorus)

Speak

(Verse 1)
Oh, bright eyes and sincere smiles
They tried to draw me out of my shell
But I had learned from an early age
Not to show and not to tell

(Verse 2)
And friends, I knew they would leave me
They would forsake me in a heartbeat
I had no market value of which to speak
No reason to keep me around
But in await for a cooler alternative

(Chorus)
They asked me if I'd like to come play outside
And I said no, I would much rather stay inside
There's less of a chance of being left all alone
If you're making it in the world on your own

(Verse 3)
But they never gave up, those misguided fiends
No matter how many times they had to call in
So I gave in to their pleas with a contrived heart
Knowing soon enough they would tear it apart

(Chorus)

Woooah

It's best not to share too many laughs with anyone
So you won't be left yearning for them afterwards

(Chorus)

Woah, there's less of a chance of being left all alone
If you're making it in the world on your own

Shell

(Verse 1)
Alone in the dark, you scrutinized your past
You felt that your time here was running out so fast
Your wishes and your plans, drifted away from your grasp
All that you could have, all was lost in the sands

(Verse 2)
And despite the polite smile plastered on your face
You couldn't help the envy that slowly crept in its place
As you saw others making the most of their days
You didn't think that you could keep up such pace

(Chorus)
Don't mind about living like somebody else
What does it matter if your path is different to theirs?
You will get there, just do what feels true to yourself
Just do you, don't do them, do you

(Verse 3)
You watched them realise their high-flying schemes
It was magical, like something out of movie scenes
You never thought that a person with your frivolous means
Could ever hope to live out their dream

(Chorus)

(Verse 4)
So you deferred to your doubts, tried to change yourself
Tried to coerce your life, like you were born one of them
Even though a gentler approach would have suited you best
Didn't realize 'til your mind was left a mess

(Chorus x 2)

Oh, do you, don't try to do them, do you

Do you, don't do them

At the first, gentle light
In the calmness after a stormy night
Her whole being got dragged through the mud

No words were held back
Yet she threw none of them back
No matter how bad they cut into her heart


All those feelings inside her
She buried them deep
For nobody should see her weakness
Or witness her weep

Oh, all that hurt inside her
She hid it so well
'Cause it was safest to live there
When no-one could tell


Biting her trembling lip
Squeezing her shaking hands into fists
She was finally dismissed with shame

Fighting back burning tears
Smiling down the worst of her fears
She was sure to be soon back there again


All that sadness inside her
She buried it deep
For nobody should see her weakness
Or witness her weep

Oh, all that anger inside her
She hid it so well
'Cause she hoped that if she did that
Then no-one would yell

Oh, she hoped that if she did that
Then no-one would yell

Dummy


About Me

Bio

Greetings from Finland! I've been writing poetry for years, but I've always wanted to try my hand in writing lyrics as well. Now the time has finally come, and I strive to become a better lyricist every day. My dream is to one day hear my texts performed as actual songs, so if you find inspiration in my work, please don't hesitate to purchase. My own biggest musical and lyrical inspiration is the Finnish rock band Poets of the Fall, and among other artists that I draw inspiration from are Matchbox 20/Rob Thomas, Lord Huron, Kate Bush and Rammstein. My writing often revolves around the themes of self-reflection, philosophy and mental health. In my own head I hear my lyrics performed in folk, rock and country tunes, but I won't mind if you want to turn them into a rap song or a death metal version. What's most important to me is that you feel the words in your heart and want to express them in a sincere way.

CV/History

I've been expressing myself through art and writing for as long as I can remember. I've been drawing, painting, performing at plays and writing poetry as well as short stories, and now I wish to give something of myself to music as well. I have published three poetry books, of which two you can find available for Kindle by searching my name and my newest title "All to feed our misery" on Amazon. If you wish to see more examples of my style of writing, I recommend that you check them out.

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