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Chorus
Life is a circus
It's not fair
Life is a hard road
When you're not there
At the fair

Friends come to see me
[and the...](point where shall I go)
To see the show
[to help my friend and foe]
[all that..]
When will they realize
[To laugh and drag my name on the ground]
The circus must go

[Looking at the strengths of every]

???
Papa he talks to me
Don't try your heart
Gets deep inside you
Does you real harm
Don't you care?

Life??
[and the...]
Stand straight and true
[to help my friend and foe]
[Why let them ](Oh let them fight)
Fight your
Christ don't tell



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