I Don’t Get Angry, from Watch the Birdie (Day 53)

Naughty childDid you ever want to kill your kid? Come on, be honest. Luckily, most of us come equipped with inhibitions that restrain us when we reach the point of maximum exasperation. The mommy in this song (Claudia Carlsson) is just about out of patience, and with the energetic Mike Doh as her kid, is it any wonder? This is I Don’t Get Angry, from Watch The Birdie. Let me know if this scenario seems familiar to you by leaving a comment below!


Mom: When things don’t go the way they should,
I don’t get angry.
When you’ve been bad instead of good,
I don’t get angry, not me!
That would be a shameful exhibition
Letting people see me in that condition.
Though my control is sorely tried,
I don’t get angry.
I keep my feelings deep inside
Where no one can see
And though sometimes I’d like to swear
And wring your neck and tear my hair,
I don’t get angry, not me!

Mom and child: When things don’t go the way we choose

Child: We don’t get angry!

Mom: Very good!

Mom and child: A temper’s not a thing to lose

Child: We don’t get angry!

Mom (aside, spoken): Stop it!

Mom and child: Self control has always been a virtue.

Mom (thru clenched teeth): If you don’t behave yourself, I’ll have to hurt you!

Mom and child: Regardless of how bad things seem,
We don’t get angry
And when we need to blow off steam
We sing this melody:
Dee dee dee dee (etc.)
I don’t get angry
We don’t get angry, nosiree!

Mom: I don’t get angry, not me!
(spoken) I just get even…

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