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Misfits

By , Norwood Young America, MN
Verse 1:
You might think you know me,
but you don’t.
Put my life on the line that you’ll talk to me;
you won’t.
Not invited to parties
‘cause I’m a nerd.
“She’s got no friends.
Haven’t you heard?”
“She’s a loser.”
Well, that’s just absurd.
Know what it’s like to kneel to the ground,
hold a knife, no one’s around.
My wrist bleeds, don’t hear a sound.
I’m a misfit, a spazz, a freak.
No one wants to be friends with me,
but I’ve got my words
and an oversized ukulele.
(Guitar, get it?)

Chorus:
So, this is for the lanky kid with the glasses.
This is for the kid skipping by the badasses.
This is for the girl who doesn’t skip classes.
It will pay off some day.
This is for the ones who stay at home,
Saturday night, you’re all alone,
walk through the halls, your name’s unknown.
It will pay off someday.

Verse 2:
You’ve got this view of me, I’m here to say,
it’s not true.
There’s loads of things about me I bet you
never knew.
I’m hilarious, I have a good heart,
I’m super cool, not only smart,
good taste in music, and I like art.
Know what it’s like to be the odd-one-out.
No one talks or wants to hang out.
I swear I could scream and shout.
Give me a chance, maybe?
I’d love to be noticed, please.
I’m more than just the eye meets.

Chorus:
So, this is for the lanky kid with the glasses.
This is for the kid skipping by the badasses.
This is for the girl who doesn’t skip classes.
It will pay off some day.
This is for the ones who stay at home,
Saturday night, you’re all alone,
walk through the halls, your name’s unknown.
It will pay off someday.

Bridge:
All those kids that made us cry,
all the long and sleepless nights,
hoping you will be alright.
It’s not a fun life to have to lead,
not the star of the basketball team,
not popular or a beauty queen.
But, this is for the lanky kid with the glasses.
This is for the kid skipping by the badasses.
This is for the girl who doesn’t dare skip classes…

Chorus:
This is for the lanky kid with the glasses.
This is for the kid skipping by the badasses.
This is for the girl who doesn’t skip classes.
It will pay off some day.
This is for the ones who stay at home,
Saturday night, you’re all alone,
walk through the halls, your name’s unknown.
It will pay off someday.
Outro:
You might not be okay.
Things might not be going your way,
but I’m just here to say…
You’re not Top Dog today,
but you will be okay.
Things will go your way.
It will pay off, it will pay off.
The living hell you face,
tear stains on your pillowcase.
You’re gonna find your place.
It will, it will pay off someday.



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