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Die Young


Today I'm 28.
I was gonna join the 27 club. Too late.
I just wanna be remembered for my great poetic talent
But now I'm fairly sure I... shalln't.
I don't want to just "be happy" all my life.

(Sometimes it feels like) I do not belong
With so great young talents writing comedy songs
And now I'm 28, and
I'm not in Heaven, I'm in Limbo,
I'm not a Lennon, I'm a Ringo.
If I was gonna be a legend I'd be *somebody* by now.

So all you smart young prodigies,
Remember to work hard,
But I hope you don't forget to have fun
I hope you burn bright,
And I hope you die young.

DIE YOUNG! DIE YOUNG, DIE YOUNG
# It's cool to die young.
DIE YOUNG! DIE YOUNG, DIE YOUNG
# Tonight we're gonna die young!
DIE YOUNG! DIE YOUNG, DIE YOUNG

I hope you burn bright, I hope you blow up
I hope you really nail it, And make the cut.
I hope you clean up, (I mean drink bleach)
As the audience roar, I hope you suck-seed.
I hope you go viral, I hope you have a smash (hit),
Get your big break, And Make a big splash, kid
You deserve to take off, I hope you meet a big shot
...Cos there's enough competition already.

This is Rachel Bloom.
She made a awesome viral video aged 22.
And she just won a Golden Globe.
I wish that was friends with Rach
I'd murder her and wear her face,
Then *I* would have the Golden Globe and *I* would be Best Actress.

When I admire somone-
I check their age.
and I compulsively look up their wikipedia page.
And I've come to this conclusion:
to be an overnight success.
takes about 10 years of work and stress,
and I know that fame won't make me happy, but I'd like the chance to prove it.

Sometime I feel sick in your stomach.
Sometimes I feel empty in your chest.
Like someone's living my life...
And I'm just living what's left.
What am I for?
And who am I anyway?

Well you could…

Stab yourself... in the heart, Or gas yourself... in your car
Jump down the shaft of an elevator, Hook yourself to a generator
Drink a pint of antifreeze, Slowly walk into the sea.
Eat all of your allergies, like peanuts, wheat or batteries,
Smash a lightbulb: swallow glass, provoke an animal attack
Electrocution in the bath, hide and seek with a man in a mask
Try aspirin and alcohol, then ease the pain with tramadol
Hook yourself to the car exaust, touch yourself with a power saw
Try depression from rejection, infection or injection
A high-pressure profession, or ingestion of a weapon
Dehydration or starvation, inhalation, 'sphyxiation
Radiation, immolation, or Fly Malaysian on vacation

If you don't wanna end up cursed like me.
Do yourself a courtesy.
And die young.
DIE YOUNG! DIE YOUNG, DIE YOUNG
It's gonna happen to you eventually.
DIE YOUNG! DIE YOUNG, DIE YOUNG
It's you destiny.
DIE YOUNG! DIE YOUNG, DIE YOUNG
Why spend your whole life waiting?

When I compare myself to others, I feel like I'm no good
I won't let it ruin my enjoyment of the artform that I love.
I'll keep writing until I'm old, but my later work wil suck.
cos only the young die good.