I welcome psychotic breakdowns Ugly crying Violent arguments And overwhelming bad news
Don’t worry Each disturbing moment Is just a chapter in my story A short clip In the kaleidoscope montage That is my reality
Capture a heart wrenching moment In three second bursts And repeat Until there's an hour of footage So when it's done Twenty years will have passed From the first moment To the last
In a futures world I'll be better off In a successful career Traveling the world Not famous enough to be recognized But known enough to be quoted For a line of my solemn life To be an everyday phrase Recounting my memories to strangers Creating inspiration for the broken
Freeze frame. And rewind. Because this isn't my movie.
I'm in someone else's tale No matter how tragic my back story is I'll stay locked in As a background character A bully? A victim? A destroyer? A teacher? An enemy? A friend? Will they know I'm their co-star? Will they make room for me on screen? Will they even notice my presence?
I'll be forgotten Lost in a sea of miniscule roles So these disturbing moments Won't be reduced to three seconds And there'll be no Twenty years later flash forward I'll be stuck in every second Forever pushed to the sidelines Forever questioning If the next person I meet Will be the main character In this movie I'm trapped in