I'm tired of pretending I'm happy.
I'm tired of pretending I'm okay.
I'm tired of pretending I don't care,
when there's so much more I could say.
I'm crying out, but no one hears.
I want shout, but you won't see my tears.
You treat me like a child, you act like I don't know.
It's not like I am wild, but I still will have to grow.
Aging is a given, and you know that it's true.
So why are you so driven, to pretend like I don't have a clue.
I know I have to mature, that's what I'm trying to do.
So much you'll have to endure, but I need to be free from you.