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Common ground

These are not dispassionate words of the cool / the headline still rules the editor's A fool / shall we douse out the flames or will everybody fuse / and leave us stranding here tomorrow / I heard A calling out. A cry from the heart / from the towns of cement and no beauty / A whisper it turned howl. Man he didn't know / he was standing waiting for tomorrow / nothing's left nothing's found there must be some common ground / nothing's left nothing's found there must be some common ground / I could never figure the calendars flow / nor can I work out how the wild wind blows / but we're ready from within and we're starting to go / away from the place of no tomorrow / nothing's left nothing's found there must be some common ground / nothing's left nothing's found there must be some common ground / oh the wrecking fields are A terrible place. With A sulphurous smell and A frightening pace and the hook goes in early and the critic is king and it's hard to stay human and stand in the ring / there's no time to be absent, A clown or A fool / while shylock is smiling we're loaded like mules / if we surrender ourselves to industrial rules / we'll wake up in the wreckage of tomorrow/ now / nothing's left nothing's found there must be some common ground / nothing's left / something's found can we see some common ground



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