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Come out come out
No use in hiding
Come now come now
Can you not see?
There's no place here
What were you expecting
Not room for both
Just room for me
So you will lay your arms down
Yes I will call this home

Away away
You have been banished
Your land is gone
And given me
And here I will spread my wings
Yes I will call this home
What's this you say
You feel a right to remain
Then stay and I will bury you
What's that you say
Your father's spirit still lives in this place
I will silence you

Here's the hitch
Your horse is leaving
Don't miss your boat
It's leaving now
And as you go I will spread my wings
Yes I will call this home
I have no time to justify to you
Fool you're blind, move aside for me
All I can say to you my new neighbor
Is you must move on or I will bury you

Now as I rest my feet by this fire
Those hands once warmed here
I have retired them
I can breathe my own air
I can sleep more soundly
Upon these poor souls
I'll build heaven and call it home
'Cause you're all dead now
I live with my justice
I live with my greedy need
I live with no mercy
I live with my frenzied feeding
I live with my hatred
I live with my jealousy
I live with the notion
That I don't need anyone but me
Don't drink the water
There's blood in the water



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    Thefearl3ss1Apr 14, 2010 at 11:45 am
    I think you're retarded. kkturtle. this song is about Our government and its evils. it's about how we should not give in to the lies we are fed. America has a very shady history. America came and raped and pillaged indian villages. they came to us with welcoming arms and we made them our slaves. It's not rude its the truth of the matter.
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    Jenny89Dec 3, 2009 at 2:56 am
    um Duh, he's writing about that so PEOPLE UNDERSTAND this. just keep your mouth shut if you don't understand or KNOW anything about this song. It really makes people sound quite... well not smart.

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    kkturtleOct 16, 2008 at 1:34 am
    i think that this song is rude because its about us coming to america and pushing away the indians and we took there land they owned it befroe us it wasnt right to take it and we should be filled with hate for wat we did and we took there rights and its just mean

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