????????? mockingbird – eminem

???? : mockingbird

?????? : eminem

????????? :

Yeah

I know sometimes things may not always make sense to you right now

But hey, what daddy always tell you?

Straighten up little soldier

Stiffen up that upper lip

What you crying about?

You got me…

Hailie I know you miss your mom and I know you miss your dad

When I’m gone, but I’m trying to give you the life that I never had

I can see you’re sad, even when you smile, even when you laugh

I can see it in your eyes, deep inside you want to cry

Cuz you’re scared, I ain’t there?

Daddy’s with you in your prayers

No more crying, wipe them tears

Daddy’s here, no more nightmares

We gonna pull together through it, we gonna do it

Lainnie uncle’s crazy, aint he?

Yeah but he loves you girl and you better know it

We’re all we got in this world

When it spins, when it swirls

When it whirls, when it twirls

Two little beautiful girls

Lookin’ puzzled, in a daze

I know it’s confusing you

Daddy’s always on the move, mamma’s always on the news

I try to keep you sheltered from it but somehow it seems

The harder that I try to do that, the more it backfires on me

All the things growing up as daddy that he had to see

Daddy don’t want you to see but you see just as much as he did

We did not plan it to be this way, your mother and me

But things have got so bad between us

I don’t see us ever being together ever again

Like we used to be when we was teenagers

But then of course everything always happens for a reason

I guess it was never meant to be

But it’s just something we have no control over and that’s what destiny is,

But no more worries, rest your head and go to sleep

Maybe one day we’ll wake up and this will all just be a dream

[Chorus]

Now hush little baby, don’t you cry

Everything’s gonna be alright

Stiffen that upperlip up little lady, i told ya

Daddy’s here to hold ya through the night

I know mommy’s not here right now and we don’t know why

We feel how we feel inside

It may seem a little crazy, pretty baby,

But i promise momma’s gon’ be alright

It’s funny

I remember back when you and daddy had no money

Mommy wrapped the Christmas presents up

And stuck ’em under the tree and said some of ’em were from me

Cuz daddy couldn’t buy ’em

I’ll never forget that Christmas I sat up the whole night crying

Cuz daddy felt like a bum, see daddy had a job

But his job was to keep the food on the table for you and mom

And at the time every house that we lived in

Either kept getting broken into and robbed

Or shot up on the block and your mom was saving money for you in a jar

Trying to start a piggy bank for you so you could go to college

Almost had a thousand dollars till someone broke in and stole it

And I know it hurt so bad it broke your momma’s heart

And it seemed like everything was just startin’ to fall apart

Mom and dad was arguin’ a lot so momma moved back

Onto Chalmers in a flat one bedroom apartment

And dad moved back to the other side of 8 Mile on Novara

And that’s when daddy went to California with his CD and met Dr. Dre

And flew you and momma out to see me

But daddy had to work, you and momma had to leave me

Then you started seeing daddy on the T.V. and momma didn’t like it

And you and Lainnie were to young to understand it

Papa was a rollin’ stone, momma developed a habit

And it all happened too fast for either one of us to grab it

I’m just sorry you were there and had to witness it first hand

Cuz all I ever wanted to do was just make you proud

Now I’m sittin in this empty house, just reminiscing

Lookin’ at your baby pictures, it just triks me out

To see how much you both have grown, it’s almost like you’re sisters now

Wow, I guess you pretty much are and daddy’s still here

Lainnie I’m talkin’ to you too, daddy’s still here

I like the sound of that, yeah,

It’s got a ring to it don’t it?

Shh, momma’s only gone for the moment

[Chorus]

And if you ask me too

Daddy’s gonna buy you a mockingbird

I’mma give you the world

I’mma buy a diamond ring for you

I’mma sing for you

I’ll do anything for you to see you smile

And if that mockingbird don’t sing and that ring don’t shine

I’mma break that birdies neck

I’ll go back to the jeweler who sold it to ya

and he’d gimme every carat don’t fuck with dad (haha)

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