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I don't belong here
A mistake has been made
I was born already wrong
And the universe doesn't know me
I broke a rule in ignorance
Thrown down here with strangers
Miles from my front door
My crime would be forgiven
If he knew how much I hate this
I hate being me
In a world that denies me
A world without gravity
I listen to the background
Answering the question marks
Answers spilling from the box
This is not my business
I didn't mean to wonder
Show me where the switch is
I'll turn it off right now
Then can I go home?
Cobblestones and rivers
Nodding heads and quiet
Everybody knows me
They all say my name
The universe forgives me
From there I'll say goodbye
I'll write a letter saying
I'm home now
And I don't want to die.

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