Even through the joy I feel the pain
Even in the sun I feel the rain
Even when I'm high I feel the lows
Like that's all I know
Lord knows I can't complain
But even when I do it feels the same
I'm getting high just to fight the lows, cuz that's all I know
School girl, cool girl
You dressing s*** and your mama is a cougar
So she let you do the grown folks thang
Let you hang with them boys and they play you like a fool girl
You got your new hair, it look so good
You write the same niggas name in your notebook
You know the same one frome class, the one you let smash
Now you see him 'round school and he won't look
Now girl you is fine, ain't no doubt about it
But why else you think he hit it and forgot about it?
It's cause your mind don't match what your ass got
But cheer up, you gotta be your own mascot
You see your lookin for a man like you need somebody
Get your ass off of Twitter, you could be somebody!
A Doctor, a Rock Star! Baby live life!
But you rather wet up all your pillows at night thinking...
That's all I know, that's all I know
That's all I know, that's all I...
Hey Cheer up!
Ey lil' mama cheer up!
You got your whole life to live, ey why you want tear up?
Don't let them lil' boy comp...
Yea, I wake up in the morning and I ask my self
Is life wort living, should I blast myself?
Don't even wanna get up out of bed
I got the Glock to my head, feel I rather be dead
Hey, am I hopeless? Raised with rats and roaches
Never like them Teachers, couldn't stand my coaches
Ask what's the matter but you can't relate
Living the life that you hate but you can't escape
Feel like I'm stuck here, that's why I won't give the fuck here
There's no luck here! No body to trust here
My own mother yeah I love her
But things I heard as a child under my covers
Left me with scars, it was hard to see her suffer
Blocking my heart and I don't know if I'll recover
I'm going under and as I'm headed to the front door
She said she proud of me and I wonder what for
And once more
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