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It is hard to act normal all the time
And sometimes, I’m not sure that I want to
The highs make me feel like I’m in my prime
And the lows make me want to follow through
I drink and then I medicate myself
If only to restart my heart’s ardor
I find I am on fortune’s broken shelf
Every time I stand I find it harder
But it’s everyone else that I pity
Because they are stuck in their own stasis
I’d rather be manic and witty
Than have the tame nature the prepossess
All I’ve ever wanted is to contrive
I’m just a man trying to feel alive