The Wrong Child Lyrics

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"The Wrong Child" is track #5 on the album Green. It was written by Peter Buck;michael Mills;william Berry;michael Stipe.
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I've watched the children come and go
A late long march into spring
I sit and watch those children
Jump in the tall grass

Leap the sprinkler
Walk in the ground
Bicycle clothespin spokes
The sound the smell of swingset hands

I will try to sing a happy song
I'll try and make a happy game to play
Come play with me I whispered to my new found friend
Tell me what it's like to go outside

I've never been
Tell me what it's like to just go outside
I've never been
And I never will

I'm not supposed to be like this
I'm not supposed to be like this
But it's okay

Hey, those kids are looking at me
I told my friend myself, those kids are looking at me
They're laughing and they're running over here
They're laughing and they're running over here

What do I do?
What can I do?
What should I do?
What do I say?
What can I say?

I said I'm not supposed to be like this
Let's try to find a happy game to play
Let's try to find a happy game to play
I'm not supposed to be like this
But it's okay, okay

Songwriters
Peter Buck;Michael Mills;William Berry;Michael Stipe

Published by
NIGHT GARDEN MUSIC

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