Never Know

from by Jessica Lauren

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I've been working all my life
Just to prove to everyone
I'm worthy of the finer things
And strong enough to take their stings.
It's taken me some years to learn

I am my own worst enemy.
Just when I think I'm doin' right,
I'm caught up in another fight.

Take me off your pedestal.
I'm far from perfect.
Don't you know?
I can't keep up with your expectations;
And I don't want your medication.
I'm gonna do this on my own.
No new friends.
I can stand alone.

I may never know
What they think of me.
They will never say
What they really mean
So I can't really care
What they think of me.
It'll never really matter anyway.

You push me till I think I'll break.
Not sure how much more I can take.
Until you spouted lies and hate,
I was sure it was you who held my fate.
Now the curtain's pushed aside.
Now I see where I once was blind.
My sword, my shield, my staff, my rod
I don't need you, just me and God.

I'm cuttin' all the puppet strings.
Finally gonna sing what I wanna sing.
Say what I wanna say.
Wear what I wanna wear.
Don't give a damn if you like my hair now.
It's time for me to be my own boss,
Fight my own wars,
Carry my own cross.

I may never know...

I've been workin' so hard
To prove myself to you.
Now I know
I can do this on my own.

I may never know...


from Becoming, released July 17, 2014



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Jessica Lauren Little Rock, Arkansas

Jessica Lauren is an actor, singer, song-writer, and all-around entertainer. Through art and activism she lives to connect people to one another and to leave this world better than she found it.

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