mannequin lyrics – katy perry

how do i get
closer to you
when you keep
it all on mute
how will i know
the right way
to love you

usually the queen
of figuring out
breaking down a man
is no work out
but i have no clue
how to get
through to you

i wanna hit you
just to see
if you cry
i keep knocking on wood
hoping there’s
a real boy inside

[chorus:]
but you’re not a man
you’re just a mannequin
i wish you could feel
that my love is real

but you’re not a man

i wish
i could just
turn you on
put a battery in
and make you talk
even pull
a string for you
to say anything

but with you
there is no guarantee
only expired warranty
a bunch
of broken parts
and i can’t seem
to find your heart

i’m such a fool
i’m such a fool
i’m such a fool
cause this one’s
outta my hands
i can’t put you
back together again

[chorus:]
cause you’re not a man
you’re just a mannequin
i wish you could feel
that my love is real
you’re just a toy
could you ever be
a real, real boy
and understand
but you’re not a man

if the past is the problem,
our future could solve them, baby
i could bring you to life
if you let me inside, baby
it’ll hurt
but in the end,
you’ll be a man
and understand
that you’re not a man

/ katy perry lyrics