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The Tin Man

Didn’t I tell you?
Didn’t I?
It’s safe in here,
It’s warm in here,
My hollow shell,
This tin can,
This tin can.
And didn’t I tell you?
I’m happy,
Happy to be the tin man.

But didn’t you know?
Didn’t you know?
Without a heart,
Without a soul,
It’s safer this way,
It’s safer this way,
Safe from the pain,
Safe from you,
And so I’m happy to be,
Happy to be the tin man.

The Wizard’s a fool,
Dorothy’s lost,
Toto’s got rabies,
But I’m happier this way,
Happier to be a tin man with no heart.

Scarecrow,
Please don’t talk to me,
It’s plain that you don’t know.
Lion,
Please don’t help me,
It’s strange for you to show.
And Yellow Brick Road,
Please don’t lead me,
It’s plain to see you have no direction,
Don’t you know?
Don’t you know?
Don’t you know?
That the Wizard’s a fool,
And Dorothy’s lost,
Toto’s got rabies,
And I’m happy to be
Happy to be the tin man.

No heart won’t hurt me,
You won’t reach me.
It’s easy this way,
You know what I say.
And I shall be,
You can’t see,
A hollow shell,
A tin man.