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THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers

You're Much More

JOSEPHINE VERSION:

You're much more than a neck, Jo,
I know you're much more than you're trunk,
A chicken's more than a peck, though,
And there's more than a smell to a skunk

You're much more than a feather,
A wing or a beak or a word,
When we put you all together,
You a beautiful singing bird!

You're much more than a neck, Jo,
I know you're much more than you're trunk,
A chicken's more than a peck, though,
And there's more than a smell to a skunk

Not just your nose or your grin or your eyes,
Not just toes or your chin or your size,
Not just a bit or a spot or a part,
You're not just your outsides,
You're also your heart

You see there's more than honking to geeses,
And there's more to a cow than a moo,
When you add up all the pieces,
There is more than we see to you

You're much more than a feather
A neck or a trunk or a mind,
When we put you all together,
You're a beautiful, marvelous,
Spirited, lovely,
Wonderful one of a kind!

ALTERNATE VERSION:

You're much more than your anger
And you're much more than your fist
A closet's more than a hanger
And a fist has an arm and a wrist

You're much more than your sadness
And you're much more than your frown
Your days more glad than madness
You see, a frown is a smile upside down

More than a yell or a tap or a pout
More than a bellow or a slap or a doubt
You're more than a moment, a feeling, a part
You're more than an outside, you're inside your heart

You're much much more than your anger
Much much more than your mind
When they put you all together
You're a beautiful, marvelous, spirited, lovely,
Wonderful one of a kind


Notes

  • This song originally appeared in Episodes 1609 & 1610 from the Josephine the Short-Neck Giraffe series. The song was adapted from its giraffee-focused content and used again in future episodes.

Appearances

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

1609 | 1610 | 1614

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