Lizzie Borden Took an axe And gave her mother forty whacks When she saw what she had done She gave her father forty-one Lizzie was a peculiar girl In 1860 she was born into the world She had a sister named Emma And a mom named Sarah Andrew was her father But all that doesn’t matter Ya see Sarah passed away when Lizzie was 3 Soon after that Andrew found new company Abby Gray was the new woman in his life Shortly after that she became his lovely wife Lizzie wasn’t too happy about that She had a bad feeling her stepmom was a rat Only marrying Andrew for his money The Borden girls didn’t find that at all funny Lizzie Borden Took an axe And gave her mother forty whacks When she saw what she had done She gave her father forty-one After teaching Sunday school one day Lizzie returned home but to her dismay A horrifying sight through the window of her kitchen Her father hacking at her precious pet pigeons She silently screamed overwhelmed and feeling sad She was really mad and wanted to do something bad to her dad Come on, can you blame her? Hold tight little one, the story gets even stranger Lizzie Borden Took an axe And gave her mother forty whacks When she saw what she had done She gave her father forty-one For years & years resentment filled Lizzie’s heart Emma wasn’t happy either, the whole family was falling apart It was August 4th 1892, a beautiful Fall River day, that much was true Abby was thought to be in the room upstairs making her bed When Lizzie walked in, she found her quite dead Slumped over the chair, her bloody body did lay Bludgeoned by a hatchet, or at least that’s what they say Lizzie remembered her father had been napping She ran down to the sitting room to tell him what happened To her horror she was met by a gruesome gore Her father had been hacked his blood splattered on the floor Dazed and confused Lizzie ran in a panic When police arrived they didn’t find her acting manic Instead she was cool, calm, collected and fine Her story kept changing so they knew that she was lying Cuffed, arrested, accused, then acquitted Lizzie never paid for the crimes that she committed Lizzie Borden Took an axe And gave her mother forty whacks When she saw what she had done She gave her father forty-one Years later Lizzie changed her name to Lizbeth Lived a full life as an old maid until her death Nine days later her sister Emma died as well Reunited again, their souls shall rest in hell Lizzie Borden Took an axe And gave her mother forty whacks When she saw what she had done She gave her father forty-one Lizzie Borden got away For her crime she did not pay The story goes, if she ever finds you, She’d surely give you 42.
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