One fateful day Kay’s mother took her into a building lobby,
They took turns pinching and twisting her little body.
They made her stand in positions more and more bizarre,
Then they made her repeat them daily at a thing they called a barre.
They put her on a diet, they said her wrists they did appal.
And they made her wear a strange garment, a tutu it was called,
She danced her first role as a friend of La Fille mal Gardee.
After she'd been made to join a sinister group, the corps de ballet,
The critics said of her performance, ‘Better you don’t do’,
In a fit of spite someone put ground glass, ground glass in her toeshoes.
She took the elastics from her ballet things,
Stitched them together and hanged herself in the wings.

Lyrics submitted by Mellow_Harsher

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