It Really Isn’t Fair Song

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Lyrics

Q: Mr. Quigley
L: Lemon

It isn’t really fair. It really isn’t fair. 
That I got to be only three! 
It isn’t really fair. It really isn’t fair. 
That I’m only three, can’t you see? 
I would rather be five, or six, or seven. 
Even better yet, if I were eleven. 
Nobody else would ever pick on me, you’d see.

It isn’t really fair. It really isn’t fair. 
That I got to be only three! 
When people look at me, all they ever see is a little me. 
Only three! 
I can’t play in the games cause I’m just a baby! 
Mom said take a nap yet I don’t mean maybe. 
Three is just not fair, don’t you agree, Mr. Quigley?

Q: Sounds to me Lemon, like you have quite a problem. 
L: I sure do.

Q: Have you ever thought about how luck you are to be three? 
L: No.

Q: Well at three, you can still sit on my knee. 
L: Yeah, I like that.

Q: And you’re big enough to help your mom set the table and to put on your own clothes. 
L: Yes, I can.

Q: Well think of all the things you get to do now that you didn’t get to do when you were two. 
L: Wow, there are lots of things.

Q: You know Lemon, there is something really special about you that the older kids don’t have. 
L: Yeah? What’s that Mr. Quigley?

Q: You get to be three for a whole year. 
L: I do? I do!

Maybe it’s not bad being three. 
Maybe I am glad to be, 
Small enough to sit on your knee. 
Big enough to help my mommy.

But I’m not old enough to play with the big kids.

It isn’t really fair. It really isn’t fair. 
That I got to be only three! 
It isn’t really fair. It really isn’t fair. 
That I’m only three, can’t you see? 
I would rather be five, or six, or seven. 
Even better yet, if I were eleven. 
Nobody else would ever pick on me, you’d see.