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Megalomaniac

Been stuck in a dream my whole life
Wanted to be the chosen one
When in reality
My enemies have already won
Why do I try?
Why do I live in delusions?
In millions of illusions?
They told me I could be anything
But this feeling
Isn’t real
Unless I only think these things
Because my life is incomplete
Unless you make me feel
Like I’m waking up from a dream
And now I see what I can really be
The ground is gonna hurt
But when there’s no gravity
The sense of falling in open space
Can’t make me think the worst
Tell me please
You’ll help me do almost anything
Because everything’s within our reach
Tell me please
You’ll help me do almost anything
Because I’m only surviving on beliefs
Tripping off the highest dive
Maybe it’ll be easier if we ignore our strife
So we could do anything with our little lives
But for now we’re at the bottom rack
But I can’t live off a lie
I’m just a megalomaniac
But maybe someday
I’m just a megalomaniac
I’ll find a way
I’m just a megalomaniac
To set us free
I got this hope
We won’t always be stuck
I got this feeling oh
We can stretch our arms out wide
And touch the top of the sky
Until then
I got to let go of things that make me cry
Feel the wind blowing in me
And just be a satellite
And live in the present
‘cause there ain’t anything like this moment
Then we can build up from the bottom
And hold little stars
In our hands
Unless you make me feel like I’m waking up from a dream
And release from my grasp
The trauma that makes me scream
And now I see what I can be
This midnight valley not braved alone
Means so much more to me
Tell me please
You’ll help me do almost anything
Because everything’s within our reach
Tell me please
You’ll help me do almost anything
Because I’m only living on untrue beliefs
Tripping off the highest dive
Maybe it’ll be easier if we hold each other’s hands
So we could do anything with our tiny lives
But for now we’re at the bottom rack
But I can’t live off a lie
I’m just a megalomaniac
But maybe someday
I’m just a megalomaniac
I’ll find a way
I’m just a megalomaniac
To set us free
I got this hope
We won’t always be stuck
I got this feeling, oh!
We can stretch our arms out wide
And touch the top of the sky
Until then
I got to let go of things that make me cry
There are three hundred million
Billion
Trillion
Gazillion
Octillion
Septillion
Things I want to do
And if the ice breaks through
And destroys the things we felt were good and new
The only thing I’m not imagining
And that will always make me feel whole through and through
Is that no matter what; no matter which way
You’ll be my friend

tomorrow and today




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Kimina_KatThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sep. 18 at 10:10 pm
This is so cool! I love how it gets more in more intense throughout the piece!
 
MagentaPixel replied...
today at 8:04 pm
Thanks for reading my article!
 
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