Not Enough

February 17, 2010
By Pagerda SILVER, Senatobia, Mississippi
Pagerda SILVER, Senatobia, Mississippi
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The mirror, it's swaying;
Reflection is wavering
Can't stay still,
I want to get away!

Just keep looking through my eyes--
You're a beauty in disguise.
Why are you people looking through glassy eyes at the mirror,
Gazing at your reflections, searching for imperfections?

Your eyes, they're foggy; your mind, not clear...
Always comparing and caring what another thinks of you—

Why are you looking at yourself like a photograph on the wall?
Comparing faces to others than your own?
Not good enough, not good enough, not good enough—
Why am I not good enough?

Ask yourself these questions, ignore what's inside.
Never think with your own mind,
You're just another clone;
Are you truly different or are you just another's shadow?
Why be the same?

Why are you looking at yourself like a photograph on the wall,
Comparing faces to others than your own?
Not good enough, not good enough, not good enough—
Why am I not good enough?

Looking with glassy eyes...
Why are you looking at yourself like a photograph on the wall?
Comparing faces to others than your own?
Not good enough, not good enough, not good enough—
Why am I not good enough?

Your mind's simply unclear...
All you see are slurred visions...

Why are you looking at yourself like a photograph on the wall?
Comparing faces to others than your own?
Not good enough, not good enough, not good enough—
Why am I not good enough?

Why are you not good enough?
Why believe all others' thoughts, not your own voice?

Why am I not good enough?
Not good enough
Not good enough
Not good enough...


The author's comments:
I can't exactly remember what inspired me to create this particular song. I believe it was just a tune in my head with words (where most of my lyrics come from) that formed in a poetic sense after I found paper. This was actually created in 2007, but it's been revised to outdo its prier versions.
Think about it: Why do people like to conform so much and think that they're "not good enough"?

genre: rock

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Milo! said...
on Mar. 11 2010 at 8:38 pm
I really love this. I really like how everyone can relate to this. I hope you keep writing, because this is great. You should check out some of my stuff. I think you would like it.


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