98%Mature

I recently finished up the last of my chemistry for my highschool career. I got my final overall score a few days ago - a 98%.
Being a perfectionist, I was devastated.
Nevermind that I'd gotten 98% of the chemistry homework right! The 2% that I'd gotten wrong stared me in the face. I felt like a failure. Nothing could allay my sense of failure.
Until I remembered the reason why I'm fighting this fight in the first place.

98%

Verse One
Ninety-eight out of one hundred
What, oh, what, have I done?
Will I ever be perfect?

That two percent wrong
Is absolutely unforgivable
I hate what it reflects!

Chorus
Imperfect! Imperfect! I have failed again!
I could've done much better than I did!
But flawlessness isn't what my salvation meant
So I will be happy with the lowly 98%

Verse Two
Nevermind my success
And what I've done right
Bear the shame of falling short

How could I have done
Such an unflawless job
I have failed You, Lord!

Chorus
Imperfect! Imperfect! I have failed again!
I could've done much better than I did!
But flawlessness isn't what my salvation meant
So I will be happy with the lowly 98% 

Bridge
Your love isn't based on
How perfectly I do
Your salvation isn't influenced
By getting all but two
Your peace doesn't come
By knowing no mistakes
You will still proud of me
Despite the perfect grade I can't make

Chorus
Imperfect! Imperfect! I have failed again!
I could've done much better than I did!
But flawlessness isn't what my salvation meant
So I will be happy with the lowly 98%  

The End

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