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  • I love you,
    But sometimes you scare me

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    My ear has always been tuned
    To the frequency of your voice
    But now that you are older
    Your voice is practically infrasonic
    And I can never tell if I am hearing you
    Or if I'm hearing a home intruder!

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    It's time I stopped pretending
    That I could beat you up
    If I wanted to.
    I'm half your height
    And out of shape
    It's time that I tried for sympathy.

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    Hey, little brother!
    Yeah, you up there!
    Do I have to spell it out
    With rocks in the sand
    So that you can see it from the sky?
    You're still little to me
    And little you'll always be
    Because I got here first!

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    So, you're a giant
    But I still make the rules
    If you're going to be a giant
    Then you're going to be a kindly giant
    Like the BFG, Queequeg, or Hagrid,
    I'd better not hear about you fighting!
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