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I shudder to think
What it would mean
If the President wore pink
If a prostitute was Queen.

What would happen then
How would the world change
if thick became thin
and the world was rearranged

If the rains brought down the moon
And daylight was feared
And the sun rose too soon ...
And then just disappeared

If dogs became kings
and the Pope should cum
If hobos had wings
And God was a bum

If houses became trees
and flowers turned to stone
and there were no families
and people lived alone

If buildings started laughing
and windows cried
and feet started clapping
and out came inside

if mountains fell in slivers
and the sky began to bleed
and blood filled up the rivers
and prisoners were freed

if the stars fell apart
and the ocean dried up
and the world was one big heart
and decided to start

and children grew up happier
and they could run with the wolves
and they never felt trapped
or hungry or unloved

If cats walked on water
and birds had bank accounts
and we loved one another
in equal amounts



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  • U
    UnregisteredFeb 11, 2012 at 7:07 pm
    For me, it means what if we all minded our own business and just enjoyed what we do enjoy about each other. What if we looked for the similarities instead of the differences. Love your music! Thank you!

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