fairy tales and lost dreams

sentence starters from Jon Bellion’s mixtape, Translations Through Speakers
feel free to change pronounce/sentence structure if needed!

LIFE
❝ She’s a broken Miss America ❞
❝ Never learned how to love ❞
❝ The answers are stuck behind closed doors ❞
❝ You can call it a night when the lights in the club don’t shine no more ❞
❝ She wrote it on the bathroom wall in her favorite shade of lipstick ❞
❝ She’s just tryna figure out life ❞
❝ We’re just tryna figure out life ❞
❝ He’s convinced only Kanye knows how to make it in America ❞

Don’t Ask Cuz I Don’t Know
❝ Welcome to my house ❞
❝ I’m a beat carpenter and I’m a wordsmith ❞
❝ But some hater chefs cooking bullshit souffle ❞
❝ I’m taking care of my dream ❞
❝ The definition of a freaking lab rat ❞
❝ Just a dream, a dollar, and a backpack ❞
❝ But all he cares about is family and good tunes ❞
❝ So don’t ask him about his next move ❞
❝ I haven’t even picked out my socks ❞
❝ How could I tell you about my future? ❞
❝ Middle finger to the sky ❞
❝ I just don’t know ❞

The Wonder Years
❝ My brother left that night ❞
❝ I was just a kid ❞
❝ Shit was simple ❞
❝ Before I grasped that people died ❞
❝ I saw my sister cry ❞
❝ Take me back to the days when I was younger ❞
❝ All this bullshit is overrated ❞
❝ The world turned grey and old ❞
❝ We both fell out of love ❞
❝ Love was simple ❞
❝ They put our dreams in jail ❞
❝ We lost our fairy tales ❞
❝ I’m forgetting how the sun feels ❞
❝ People lying on the damn news ❞

While You Count Sheep
❝ This is for her, sleepy ass ❞
❝ I wrote this while I’m watching you sleep ❞
❝ So I don’t wake you up ❞
❝ You’re smiling as you sleep so you dig it ❞
❝ While you count sheep I’ll give them music to jump to ❞
❝ Your hair is all over the place and I love it ❞

For the Dreamers
❝ It went from talking shit loud then graduating to whispers ❞
❝ Fashion is a chore to me ❞
❝ Please don’t try and copy me ❞
❝ Hopping on the opposite of every single thing they ever told me to do ❞
❝ I realize the dream that I’m chasing is true ❞
❝ I’m afraid of heights but I’m not afraid to fly ❞
❝ You’re hopeless ❞
❝ I’m a standout ❞

Dead Man Walking
❝ Maybe I’m drunk, maybe I’m not ❞
❝ Maybe it happened, maybe it didn’t ❞
❝ There’s paperwork to fill out ❞
❝ A dead man walks the streets ❞
❝ Now I’m gonna get strangled ❞
❝ Beautiful family friend is she ❞
❝ We got drinks and we chilled ❞
❝ And then from there, it was- you know, it was like… ❞
❝ How did we let this happen? ❞
❝ This would be a pretty dope song ❞
❝ I swear to God I’ll kill you ❞
❝ Don’t even think about it ❞
❝ My life is dead ass over ❞

Wutup Snow
❝ Her body is cold ❞
❝ I’ll call her Snow ❞
❝ Wutup Snow? ❞
❝ She knows more than me about Dragon Ball Z ❞
❝ How cold is that? ❞
❝ I wonder if I propose will she open up ❞
❝ She’s so classic ❞
❝ I’m the detective on the case ❞
❝ I’m an addict for this habit ❞

Waves of Loneliness
❝ It’s so empty right where your head sleeps ❞
❝ I still smell your cologne in my bed sheets ❞
❝ I’m just texting you to see how you’re holding on ❞
❝ Some days I’m okay ❞
❝ But when I’m alone it hurts ❞
❝ The loneliness comes in waves ❞
❝ I have to tape my mouth ❞
❝ I want to ask you questions ❞
❝ Do you sleep alone ❞
❝ I heard there’s friends you rest with ❞
❝ You got some balls, you don’t deserve to ask that ❞
❝ I’m dying to know but I know you’re not mine ❞

Paper Planes
❝ All that ass, it was so first class ❞
❝ If we fly this thing, it’s gonna take two people ❞
❝ The storm came fast ❞
❝ We started to fall right out the sky ❞
❝ We booked two tickets down to paradise ❞
❝ That’s when the rain came ❞
❝ I know we tried to fly away ❞
❝ But we were just a paper plane ❞
❝ It’s funny how we break it off ❞
❝ Relationships nose dive while one’s career is taking off ❞
❝ My pocket’s getting filled but really emptiness is all I have ❞
❝ I’m missing my right wing ❞

Timeless
❝ I had a kick ass dream ❞
❝ When will it be my time? ❞
❝ Don’t even look at the clock ❞
❝ You’re gonna be timeless ❞
❝ I’m not afraid to be a leader ❞
❝ I’m not afraid to be a hero ❞
❝ I was told I was a zero ❞
❝ I can’t sit and wait ❞
❝ Opinions split me in two ❞
❝ I keep smiling and do what I do ❞
❝ Shouts to kids who don’t know what they really like ❞
❝ We’re the same ❞