Verse 1

Living in this homophobic world,

There was this one special girl.

There's a girl I used to know.

She'd cut her wrists, let it show,

Because the world was killing her slow.

Chorus

There's a girl I used to know

Not too long ago.

People said she was cold, arrogant, bitter.

But I always saw the good in her.

Cause I knew the girl who was hurting inside,

Trying to do what they said was right.

And I think she lost that fight.

Verse 2

She had to live a nightmare every day.

They told her it was wrong to be gay.

She tried living in a world of lies,

She dated all the wrong guys.

I know all the nights when she cried.

Chorus

There's a girl I used to know

Not too long ago.

People said she was cold, arrogant, bitter.

But I always saw the good in her.

Cause I knew the girl who was hurting inside,

Trying to do what they said was right.

And I think she lost that fight.

Bridge

And I think they took the straightening too far.

There's a girl I used to know, but I lost her somewhere.

The twisted world has managed to damage her so deep,

She's lost her faith in love and relationships.

I hope the world's happy, cause she's not.

She's lost the war that she fought.

Chorus

There's a girl I used to know

Not too long ago.

People said she was cold, arrogant, bitter.

But I always saw the good in her.

Cause I knew the girl who was hurting inside,

Trying to do what they said was right.

And I think she lost that fight.

Outro

There's a girl I used to know,

She told me she'd never change, never let go.

But she did.

This world's stupid,

Playing cupid.