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Erykah Badu – A Child With The Blues lyrics

Could have never known that when losin'
Could hurt you so very bad
Could have never known that when chosin'
Could make you feels so very sad

I don't know what to do
I just feel so confused
I'm a child with the blues

Take your time, smell the flowers
Oh yeah
Make a smile for yourself
Girl, don't make livin' so hard
So hard, I keep tellin' myself
I keep tellin' myself

Feels like I'm goin' away
Sometimes it ain't all damn fair
I'm a child with the blues
Baby, blue

Sisters, sisters
I know you're watchin' me
There are a lot of games reachin' for you

When you think you're grown
You're entering the unknown
Baby, check yourself
Brace yourself
Face yourself
Protect yourself

Ooh, feels like my life is just existing
And I'm missing someone

It's hard to replace the simple fact
It's 'cause my lover is gone

Tell it to ya ....
And you're walkin' in my shoes
You're a chils with the blues

I can't stop the flow, can't stop it
Of the wet tears in my eyes

And if you're any other many kind of women
Woman in pain, gotta rely, rely

Same emotion we share
Movin' fast but goin' nowhere

Like a child with the blues
A child with the blues
Baby, blue
This child is blue
Show no blues

A child with the blues, ooh


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