“There’s so much anger in the world, far too much hate and hostility. ANGRY PEOPLE is a humorous song about kindness and compassion, peace and love, finding common ground. I know there are times we cannot help feeling angry. But I believe we can all use more understanding, more respect. That’s what it’s about. (I love ants, by the way.) Don’t miss our angry poses at the end!” ~ Lori R. Lopez

The first video release of a song written by Lori R. Lopez in 1993, performed live with her sons Noel and Rafael as The Fairyflies in 2020. You can find the lyrics below.

Angry People

(Words & Music – 1993)

 

Everywhere there’s angry people

Silent curses in their eyes

Faces scowling without reason

Full of sourness inside

Like a parade of ornery, wretched, wrathful

Stubborn, spiteful, mean and grumpy ants

We all get mad in haste and speak before

We think that what we said is going to last

If we could learn to feel each other’s pain

Perhaps we’d think again

Perhaps we’d understand

And the anger would go away

The anger would go away

Sometimes we make mistakes

But I believe there is good in everyone

Instead of fighting with each other

We should fight who we’ve become

Sometimes we see but we don’t really see

What is right before our eyes

Sometimes we tread on others’ feelings

And we don’t apologize

If we could learn to feel each other’s pain

Perhaps we’d think again

Perhaps we’d understand

And the anger would go away

The anger would go away

Everywhere there’s angry people

Silent curses in their eyes

Faces scowling without reason

Full of sourness inside

Like a parade of ornery, wretched, wrathful

Stubborn, spiteful, mean and grumpy ants

We all get mad in haste and speak before

We think that what we said is going to last

If we could learn to feel each other’s pain

Perhaps we’d think again

Perhaps we’d understand

And the anger would go away

The anger would go away.

Sometimes we make mistakes

But I believe there is good in everyone

Instead of fighting with each other

We should fight who we’ve become

Sometimes we see but we don’t really see

What is right before our eyes

Sometimes we tread on others’ feelings

And we don’t apologize

If we could learn to feel each other’s pain

Perhaps we’d think again

Perhaps we’d understand

And the anger would go away

The anger would go away

The anger would go away

The anger would go away

The anger would go away

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