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Kid, what changed your mood,
You've gone all sad, so I feel sad too.
I think I know,
Some things you never outgrow.
You think it's wrong,
I can tell you do.
How can I explain,
You don't want me to.
Kid, my only kid.
Look so small, got so quiet,
I know you know
What I'm about, I won't deny it.
But you forgave what you don't understand.
You turned your head,
You dropped my hand.
All my sorrow, all my blues,
All my sorrow.
Shut me up, go away.
Fool of grace, you cover your face.
Kid, precious kid,
Your eyes are blue but you won't cry.
I know,
Angry tears are too dear, you won't let them go.
Clark Chang / cchchang@princeton.edu
Thanks to rcorbett@mustang.uwo.ca for his help.



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    If you are a parent, or caretaker of a young child, you understand the images. Children get strong emotions, but often they are based on "childish" perceptions of adult actions. Adults cannot deny or even always apologize for who they are and what they do, but adults recognize that a child can be upset and angry and hurt over something they are too young to really understand.

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