People tell you to speak your mind, but not to be rude.
They do not want to hear lies, but say they want the truth.
Honesty comes off as being rude, the truth comes off as being too blunt.
Parents tell you "treat others as you would want to be treated," but now that is all a front.
In this society, it is rude to be honest, but it is okay to tell lies.
Because behind that tall wall of ours, all we want to hear is our highs.
By our highs, meaning how we are admired.
Compliments here, compliments there, when will we ever grow tired,
Of all the lies being told to protect "confidence", only spoken from the liars.
While we say we want one thing, but really mean another, it is always because we do not want to suffer.
Suffer from the words being said through honesty,
When will we stand up and reply with "I AM ME."