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I have no idea. What's a good subject?
trying to stay focused, worry that you wont be good enough, trying to better your situation, etc. sounds like you've got enough on your mind you can pour into a song.
I was thinking I might make something pretty depressing
find a different way to write about depressing things.
maybe make the depressing things bleakly humorous, or just write about them through clever allusions.
Singing about really depressing shit over seemingly happy acoustic beatles jangling
so even though it's a mongrel, like a cross between a cocker spaniel and a poodle becomes a cockerpoo, even though that's not really a thing, it's a cross breed, which is fine, better than a pedigree even, but people like to think it's some kind of designer dog so thy give it this silly portmanteau name. Write a song about that
you could write about the inherent sadness of people who are really into dogs as a substitute for human interaction.
and you could have some guitar in it that kind of sounds like sad, lonely dogs.
this is what I would do.
This song writes itself
the word astringer
the process of domesticating animals - this one could be a metaphor?
... a lovely horse.
penis to inject sperm into its own head