The Ugly Duckling (Illusion Suite)

The pain that I feel The agony The tribulation Is something I will overcome And I see the swan pond It's hard to imagine a life free of strain I want this life that I am constantly denied They raise their hand in repugnance But I will get through Hey, duck Go and hide inside! You are to foul and ugly to socialize You might even scare them off Complain and cry You are a sucker You are a nasty case Your face should be hidden Your presence forbidden Inside I am a diamond But turning inside out Is painfully complicated Now I will take my life and my leave Looking into the water Too shocked to duck and drown I'm not the one that I used to be The mirror shows a swan Hey swan Play with us tonight Follow the secret path where the river ends We welcome you to our home This way! Come now! Follow the secret path where the river ends You came out of nowhere We want you to live your lfie