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Janis Ian

She never had too much of money
Friendly strangers were all she knew
Nobody ever came to call but you
I would not say she isn't happy
though the eyes of a fool will make her blue
Nobody's ever seen the tears, it's true
I guess nobody wanted to

We'll have a celebration
Ice cream and candy cakes
She's very young to go so far away
And then there'll be the papers
in black and white, to say we're through
Nobody ever loved me quite like you
I guess nobody wanted to

And there'll be roses
in the springtime still
I guess there will
I wish her roses and song
And she'll be older
as the years go by
and how they fly
Will she be lonely
without me along?

She doesn't make friends easily
She's only known a few
The incidental stranger passing through
On Sundays and holidays
I'll take her far away
We never tried to save the love we knew
I guess nobody wanted to

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