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It's Not Easy by Lucky Dube

Lord (1)________ mercy

I remember the day I (2)____________ mama on the telephone
I (3)________ her mama I'm getting married
I could hear her voice on the (4)__________ side
Of the telephone she was smiling
And she asked me a question
That I proudly answered
She said son did you take time
To know her?
I said mama, she is the best
But (5)__________ it (6)__________ me so to go back to
Mama and say
Mama I'm getting divorced
(Oh) I'm getting divorced
The (7)____________ I made didn't (8)________ out the way
I thought it would
This choice I made
It hurts me so mama

This choice I made didn't work out the way
I thought it would
This choice of mine (oh)

Mama (9)________ to me
It's not easy to understand it son
But I hope you'll make it
You'll be happy again
It's not easy to (10)____________________ it son
But I hope you'll make it
You'll be (11)__________ again

I remember in church
When the preacher man read the scriptures
You looked so beautiful, so beautiful
And so innocent

I did not know that behind (12)________ beauty
Lies the true (13)______________ that will destroy me
In the near future
This (14)____________ I made didn't work out to be
What I (15)______________ it (16)__________ be
(Oh) mama (17)________ choice I made
Didn't work out the way I thought it would
Now I'm hurting

I remember when I (18)________ you by the hand
Preacher man read the scriptures
Putting words in your mouth
Maybe (19)________ the preacher man said
Was not something that was (20)____________ you
Now I know what they mean when they say
Beautiful woman
Is (21)______________ man's plaything
(Oh) lord, I'm hurting now
This choice I (22)________ didn't work out the way
I (23)______________ it would
This (24)____________ of mine (oh)
Mama (25)________ to me
It's not easy to understand it son
But I hope you'll (26)________ it
(You'll be happy again)
Answers:
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