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Ilsa was an acrobat who went and fell in love with that
Horatio the human cannonball.
A weddin' 'neath the big top tent with barkers clowns and elephants
Sideshow family oddities and all.
The dog-faced boy howled out with joy
As the tattooed lady was crying.
Ever since the beginning to keep the world spinning
It takes all kinds of kinds.

Thomas was a congressman with closets full of skeletons
And dresses that he wore on Friday nights.
Phyllis was a pharmacist, a dab of that, a pinch of this
Concocted to suppress her appetite.
When the children were fiddlin' she'd slip 'em some Ritalin
And wait for Thomasina to arrive.
Cause ever since the beginning to keep the world spinning
It takes all kinds of kinds.
All kinds of kinds.

When I play this old guitar from children's shows to smoky bars
I take a break and think about the past.
When I stood up in geometry and everybody stared at me
And I tossed my test into the trash.
I scratched off my number while hitching out under
That bush league population sign.
Ever since the beginning to keep the world spinning
It takes all kinds of kinds.

Now some point a finger and let ignorance linger
If they'd look in the mirror they'd find.
That ever since the beginning to keep the world spinning
It takes all kinds of kinds.
All kinds of kinds.
All kinds of kinds



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    UnregisteredDec 4, 2011 at 8:07 pm
    The world is full of many types of people. Not everyone is made the same, but without diversity, the world would not be the same. Be yourself! You are beautiful, own it!
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    Tasha PerriganAug 25, 2013 at 5:17 pm
    thats what my best friend my husband would tell me to say that about the whole world love u isaac mitchell
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    Tasha PerriganAug 25, 2013 at 5:12 pm
    I scratched off my number while hitching out under that Bush league population sign. Now some points finger and let ignorance linger if they'd look in the mirror.
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    UnregisteredJan 29, 2012 at 10:08 pm
    In the world it takes everyone and everybody to be theirself and come together to make the world. No one is really the same because in the world they need all different types of people. And people should be who they are... Not try to be like someone else because it takes all kinds of people to make it.

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