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Grey Victory

10,000 Maniacs
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"Wild West" pics of 10,000 Maniacs - Foto "Far West" dei 10,000 Maniacs.
"Wild West" pics of 10,000 Maniacs - Foto "Far West" dei 10,000 Maniacs.
There was light and atomic fission
Swelling wind
Rising ash
Tide of black rain
Cement seared shawdow traces
Reminiscent of their last commands

Instantly one thousand flames arising
Ill scent the burning hides surrounding
A settlement debased entirely
Enola gay had made a casual delivery

Please build a future, darling
With our bomb
Cherish and love it
For the sake of
Earth bound kingdom come

The undersides of fallen metal trusses
Evil debris of human bodies
Each windows glass shards pelted
Secure confines
Brittle collapse

Neighbors lay beside
Each other unknowing
Faces scorched of all familiar bearing
Too few hands
Many wounds for closing
Marred by
Thirsting
Anguish
Fear lamenting

Here we stand
At the door to gold atomic age
Dont spoil your face with worry
Trust in
Earth bound kingdom come

Contributed by Riccardo Venturi - 2006/12/28 - 12:25



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