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Ani DiFranco

Ani DiFranco ( /ˈɑːniː/; born Angela Maria DiFranco on September 23, 1970) is an American singer, guitarist, poet, and songwriter. She has released more than 20 albums, and is widely considered a feminist icon. more »

I'm a pixie 
I'm a paper doll 
I'm a cartoon 
I'm a chipper cheerful free for all 

And I light up a room 
I'm the color me happy girl 
Miss live and let live 
And when they're out for blood 

I always give 
The man behind the counter looks like he's got 
A half a dozen places he'd rather be 
And furthermore it looks like he's prepared 

To take it all out on me 
Buddy, I don't really care what your problem is 
Just don't make it mine 
Come on kids, let's all hold hands 

And pretend we're having a good time 
Maybe you don't like your job 
Maybe you didn't get enough sleep 
Well, nobody likes their job 

Nobody got enough sleep 
Maybe you just had 
The worst day of your life 
But, you know, there's no escape 

And there's no excuse 
So just suck up and be nice 
All the privilaged white kids on tv 
Playing at death 

Banishing their cold cuts 
With their ghostly makeup 
And their heroin breath 
And all the little fishes are flapping wildly 

On their hooks 
While all the top critics find great meaning 
In the telephone book 
The little emperor he has no clothes 

So he can't come out to play 
And besides which life is suffering 
And he likes it that way 
And the little guy is not so friendly 

But you know life has been cruel 
So wipe that smile off your face, baby 
And try to be cool 
Maybe you don't like your job 

Maybe you didn't get enough sleep 
Well, nobody likes their job 
And nobody got enough sleep 
Maybe you just had 

The worst day of your life 
But, you know, there's no escape 
There's no excuse 
So just suck up and be nice 

Yeah, I would like to perfect the art 
Of being studiously aloof 
Like life is just a boring chore 
And I am living proof 

I could join forces with an army 
Or ornery hipsters 
But then I guess I'd be out of a job 
So I guess that's out of the picture 

'Cause I am a pixie 
I am a paper doll 
I'm a cartoon 
I'm a chipper cheerful free for all 

And I light up a room 
I'm the color me happy girl 
Miss live and let live 
And when they're out for blood 
I always give

Written by: ANI DIFRANCO

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