Intro: -Commotion of Kids-

Children are called the future...
Of an adult world...
They are born, with spirits so innocent...
'Til we teach them how to hate...
Add to the world's confusion...
We teach our kids rules...
That we don't adhere to... (ourselves)
Right or wrong, what examples can they take?
The people we learn from, forge the artists we become...

Living in a world they didn't make...
Living in a world that's filled with hate...
Living in a world where grown ups break the rules... (The future...)
Living in a world they didn't make...
Paying for a lot of adult mistakes...
How much of this madness can they take as children?

Chil-dren grow, to become our young adults...
Prob-lems of the world...
They must learn how to confront...
Doin' drugs, joining gangs to rebel...
Colors show they belong, to the social override...
'Cause they're living in a space, they feel out of place...

Living in a world they didn't make...
Living in a world that's filled with hate...
Living in a world where grown ups break the rules... (The future...)
Living in a world they didn't make...
Paying for a lot of adult mistakes...
How much of this madness can they take as children?
How much can they take?

Living in a world they did not make...
Living in a world that's filled with hate...
Living in a world where grown ups break the rules... (The future...)
(They're just) Living in a world they did not make...
Paying for a lot of adult mistakes...
How much of this madness can they take as children?
How much can they take?

Children of the world...
They're born so innocent... Ooh, ooh...
How much can they take?

-Kids-
Living in a world we didn't make... (Janet: Save the babies... [x2])
Paying for a lot of adult mistakes... (Janet: Save the babies... [x2])
How much of this madness can we take?

*Gunshots*

Outro: -News Lady-
This just in...
At least 5 people are dead, and 30 others wounded
After a gunman opened fire on a California School Playground
... And then killed himself...
Apparently the gunman, armed with an automatic rifle,
Shot the kids directly in...
(Fades)

*Babies crying*
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Livin' In A World (They Didn't Make) Lyrics

Janet Jackson – Livin' In A World (They Didn't Make) Lyrics