Can’t you see how I need you?
I’m not trying to be selfish or egocentric,
I just want someone to hold.
Do I really look so happy all the time?
I not trying to say I’m depressed or upset,
I just don’t like being misunderstood.
Is it okay for me to want a hug?
I’m not trying to seem desperate or needy,
I just want to feel a little accepted.
Is it bad that I feel like running away?
I’m not trying to run away from home or you,
I just want to run away from these feelings.
Have you noticed the topic changes?
I’m not trying to be narcissistic or air-headed,
I just want to talk about good things.
Do you think there’s a way for me to help?
I’m not trying to butt in or invade your space,
I just want everyone to be happy together.
Why do you try to control me?
I’m not trying to seem ungrateful or disrespectful,
I just want to feel like you listen.
Can you hear the music too?
I’m not trying to seem wishful or naive,
I just want to share the good feelings too.
Do you understand what I’m saying?
I’m not referring to when I complain or rave,
I just want to know if you notice I care.