Failure

I look at you
Expectantly.
But I look at you
And all I see
Is you staring
Blankly at me.

I tried!
I tried!
Can't you see?
I did my best
And all I need
Is for you to be
Proud of me.

I did not do it
Perfectly.
I look at you
And all you see
Is what went wrong
And what's wrong with me.

I tried!
I tried!
Can't you see?
I did my best
And now I plead
For you to be
Proud of me.

I look at you
Expectantly.
But I look at you
And all I see
Is the disappointment
You find in me.

I tried!
I tried!
But you don't see.
I did my best
But what you need
Is someone perfect
Unlike me.