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So we wrote
On precedents and angels
We build a book
We build a road out of nothing but a saying
Out of governments and police we build a book
Of how the things we know should be

So when a man comes with a difference
A woman comes with an idea
We crush it down to nothing in the fear that we will lose it
Open up the books
I'm guilty of it, too
Just like all of us
The information flies without us through

And say the way
This may have leave my head run over
And pass through a night so black, I can't see you, oh

Hope from the speeches spoken in
Hope from the speeches made day in, day out
With money paid
And adverising raging
A woman and a child sleep well as the day ends
Raising me up
Raising me like a man, oh man (? )

Oh mother everything good I've gained I've gained from you
Oh and mother everything I've know I learned from you, oh

But, the reign in the house so no one sees me
Oh, should we brothers and sisters upheave it?

I read a book of a man most worshipped
A man who most worshipped
For ideas and for the birth of freedom he showed
Well, in, oh in twenty years
He begged the revolutions come
So that no pig-headed bastard would steal you and i
From...my fun (? )

Rain in the eyes
Rain in the mourning eye
Oh rain/reign in the love of my mother, my brothers
And I hear the voices of women calling loudly and (here,
Holding, holding, holding)
And nothing should address this like our love for each other...

This land is your land
This land is my land
From california to new york island
From the redwood forest
To the gulf stream waters
This land belongs to you and me

Rain/reign in the eyes that we should lead it
And the brotherly love and go away
And rain/reign in the eyes that we should lead it



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