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the day all the democrats won by Evan Greer

human6 posted this thread...
Dec. 4, 2012 at 10:32 pm

 
on the day all the democrats won 

did you sigh and say our work is done? 

did you feel at all angry or shocked 

that all your dreams could fit in a box? 

on the day that they took back the house 

did the homeless find shelter at last? 

was it one man who stole their dignity? 

or all those laws that the democrats passed? 

and on the day that they counted the votes 

did you drive your car to the polls? 

did you think that the wars would just end 

if we elected a few different men? 

when they told you this time things would change 

did you feel hopeful or mostly afraid? 

and what made you think it was true 

after the lies that the last ones told you? 

if you think this is how history's made 

that it was lincoln who freed all the slaves 

then why do you get out of bed 

if all of your heroes are dead? 

cuz on the day it comes tumbling down 

while they're weeping and stumbling around 

let's hope that we've built something new 

and that it started inside me and you 

cuz when the last gears have fallen to rust 

i'll be reaching for you through the dust 

there'll be no time to talk right or wrong 

we'll just wonder how it took so long 

because on the day nagasaki was bom.bed 

kids were singing this very same song
 

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