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Brother Joseph
Was a simple man
Collected rubbish
For his building plans
Alabama clay
Shells from the sea
Broken china plates
And rosary beads

Ave Maria
Ave Maria

Well he never saw
The wonders of the world
But he built them all
In perfect miniature
People talk about
The places they've been
But Joseph
Found peace within

And when time erodes
All things manmade
True devotion
Will still remain

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