Snapped Back to Reality

“I wrote this about growing up and how people get more realistic with every year of their life that passes.”

By McCall Hasquet


As you grow up, reality sets in

No mystical man behind North Pole gates

No monster hiding under the bed

 

A bully won’t punch you in the face

Professional athlete isn’t your fate

As you grow up, reality sets in

 

That boy you met isn’t the one

Neither are your next 50 dates

Feeling alive is only there when you sin

 

You major in a degree you aren’t interested in

Your parents weren’t actually soul mates

As you grow up the reality sets in

 

You lose all faith, have no religion

You live off a piggy bank

Comfort can be a half gallon of Pendleton

 

You take a deep breath, you’ll be okay

Because once you’ve grown up and reality has set in

There’s a glimpse of hope something better awaits