Perfection

The whole world wants you to be perfect. It is hard though and the pressure gets to you.

Standing on my toes to reach your expatiations
Breaking my back to meet the status quo
Hoping you don't see the mistakes I make
Because I know I have to achieve perfection
I have to be perfect for you to love me

Error is not allowed
Forget about mistakes
I have to be in first place
Best of show or no bone

Pushing me until I fall then poorly mending me
But at least you got what you wanted in the end
Who cares about the pawn you used to get there?

I am human but you don't see that fact
Since I'm yours I have to be above the rest
Even if imperfection runs through my veins
You will alter my DNA to be superhuman
Just so you can use me in your little game

Error is not allowed
Forget about mistakes
I have to be in first place
Best of show or no bone

Pushing me until I fall then poorly mending me
But at least you got what you wanted in the end
Who cares about the pawn you used to get there?

Would you still love me if I were a failure?
Could you comfort me after I made a mistake?
Shouldn't you care about my inner thoughts?
Do you notice how you're ripping me apart?
How you tried to help me just doesn't work…

Error is not allowed
Forget about mistakes
I have to be in first place
Best of show or no bone

Pushing me until I fall then poorly mending me
But at least you got what you wanted in the end
Who cares about the pawn you used to get there?


I don't know what to do when I'm at my limit
Happen to be lost for words during this situation
There seems to be no hope for me succeeding
You have this idea about me that I must meet
But why can't you just take what's offered?


Error is not allowed
Forget about mistakes
I have to be in first place
Best of show or no bone

Pushing me until I fall then poorly mending me
But at least you got what you wanted in the end
Who cares about the pawn you used to get there?

Might be full of error and mistakes but I human
Second or third isn't really the bad of a place
I guess it okay with you breaking me slowly
As long as you're proud of the ending results
Cause I have learned that I don't matter to you

Error is not allowed…
Forget about mistakes…
I have to be in first place…
Best of show or no bone…

Pushing me until I fall then poorly mending me…
But at least you got what you wanted in the end…
Who cares about… the pawn you used… to get there?

Oh oooh oh
To get there…

The End

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