It's also chock full of heartbreaking Heroic Self-Deprecation, that really sounds like it's coming from someone with low self-esteem.
So say I'm slow for my age, a late bloomer,
Okay, I agree!
That I've been one rotten kid.
You'll see, mom, now comes the better part!
Someone's gonna make good, cross his stupid heart!
I'll do my best, what else can I do?
Since I wasn't born perfect, like dad or you...