So if you care to find me / Look towards the western sky / As some one told me lately / Everyone deserves the chance to fly! / And if I’m flying solo / At least I’m flying free / To those who ground me / Take a message back from me / Tell them how I am defying gravity / I’m flying high defying gravity! / And soon I’ll match them in renown / And nobody in all of Oz / No wizard that there is or was / Is ever gonna bring me down!
So I say no-oh-oh to status quo-oh-oh / Who wants to be like the rest and deny the best that I’m meant for? / I will show-oh-oh the status quo-oh-oh / Who cares about normal? I’ll never conform / I will be content to resent the status quo
Do you hear the people sing? / Singing the songs of angry men / It is the music of a people who will not be slaves again / When the beating of your heart echoes the beating of the drums / It is a life about to start when tomorrow comes
At times the world can seem like an unfriendly and sinister place, but believe us when we say that there is much more good in it than bad. All you have to do is look hard enough; and what might seem like a series of unfortunate events, may in fact be the first steps of a journey.
In the long quiet that followed, as we passed around the wine and slowly became drunker, I found myself thinking about President William McKinley, the third American president to be assassinated. He lived for several days after he was shot, and toward the end, his wife started crying and screaming, “I want to go, too! I want to go, too!” And with his last measure of strength, McKinley turned to her and spoke his last words: “We are all going.”
“He’s been staring at you all night Your Highness.” The princess flicked her eyes up ever so slightly to glimpse at the balcony. Sure enough, there he was, browsing over the party. His green-gold eyes caught hers from across the room, and the shadow of a smirk passed his lips. Rosemarie returned her attention back to the ambassador. “A knight you say? Well, he is quite handsome…”