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Waking up in the morning, I make the sign of the cross
Wonder which side to pick before the coin is tossed
Would I be right or wrong?
Would I achieve greatness if my life is long?
Would I afford to pay my bills?
Or would I be another kid who overdosed on pills?
I know institutionalised education is a necessity
But the human brain can do great things, other than chemistry
I see the skyscrapers, it gets my mind blown
Would I own one? Tomorrow is never known
I see the difference in time, the difference in class
I write every exam with the fear that I may never pass
What if I dropped out of school?
Would I be called a fool?
Would I be called a tool?
We are blind to tomorrow, for we never know about it
But I have a good brain so I will utilise it
I run away from the judgments of others
I try to hide who I am, so many layers underneath these covers
I am a little different from you
Do not throw stones at me because you sin differently too
Questioning if happiness lies in modesty or a quid
I am just another kid from the block trying to succeed
And if I ever fail, I will roll the dice again and make another bid
We win some and we lose some, life goes on, so may we proceed?