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That's What Makes the World Go 'Round

by Barry Louis Polisar

Some have a little, some have a lot,
Some are happy, some are not,
Some talk funny, some don't speak,
Everybody is unique.
Some folks jog, some smoke pipes,
Some are mono-toned, some are stereotypes;
Right side up or upside down,
That's what makes the world go 'round.

Sally is silly, Sam sucks his thumb,
But that's okay 'cause they give me gum.
I am right and you're so wrong,
My memory is short, school's way too long.
If we were the same each and everyone,
I'd be like you and we'd both be dumb.
I found the truth, it's not profound;
That's what makes the world go 'round.

Roger is rich and Richard is poor,
But that don't mean I like Rich more.
Some have money, some have style;
Some have both, it only lasts a while.
You are slow and I am quick,
Except when it comes to arithmetic.
It shouldn't sound shocking nor astound,
That's what makes the world go 'round.

Copyright by Barry Louis Polisar

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