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Dreams of the Kid from the Block

Would I be right or wrong?

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?

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