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Poor Folks Happiness

Your mum's a well-known socialite
Your Dad's in real estate
And you come to this dingy hole
Where we all congregate
Is it because you cannot stand
The so-called 'friends' you meet?
Do you feel you're on level terms
With folk who can't compete?

I watched you walk into the lounge
I see you dance and sing
And then you go to your palatial home
Where you've got everything

And you drive a fancy foreign car
Your gears the latest craze
And I read of your rich gathering
On some social gossip page

And your folks get around the high-class class clubs
In chauffeured limousines
But you prefer to shun this group
And diplomatic scenes

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Well I can't see how a chick like you
Can feel lost and alone
When there's people at your beckon call
By picking up your phone
So don't you let them catch you crying
On your satin eider down
You just dry your eyes, throw away your disguise
And come to our part of town

In your world of false madonnas
It's anybody's guess
You come here to try the friendship
And the poor folks happiness

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