Arlington Attic - Act of Desperation - Mama

The easy life aint so easy for me. 
Thank God I’m not workin in a factory
Piss life away if I could,
my mama always told me I would

At age 15 I was your average kid. 
I got into trouble like the other ones did
I’d have a toke when I could,
but mama never quite understood

She must of told me a million times;
put down that stick before ya put out your eye
Clean underwear and a good attitude. 
Do your homework and eat all your food

Off on my own I thought I’d give it a whack. 
Thought someday that I would surely be back. 
And I knew that I could. 
My mama always told me I should

At age 35 I got a 9-5 job. 
I’m just your average every day slob
Go back to school if I could. 
My mama always told me I should
Always there to lend me a hand. 
She got me out of so many jams
I used to think that I knew it all. 
But what I had for breakfast I can’t recall