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(Berry/Buck/Mills/Stipe)



They crowded up to Lenin with their noses worn off
A handshake is worthy if it's all that you've got
Metal shivs on wood push through our back
There's a splinter in your eye and it reads "react"

(chorus 1)
They shifted the statues for harboring ghosts
Reddened their necks, collared their clothes
Then we danced the dance till the menace got out
She gathered the corners and called it her gown

(chorus 2)
Please find my harborcoat, can't go outside without it
Find my harborcoat, can't go outside without it

They crowded up to Lenin with their noses worn off
A handshake is worthy if it's all that you've got
Metal shivs on wood push through our back
There's a splinter in your eye and it reads "react", R-E-A-C-T

(repeat chorus 2)

(repeat chorus 1)

She said

(repeat chorus 2)



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    UnregisteredJun 29, 2012 at 5:19 am
    They were protected like ships in a harbour. Like i feel when it starts to get cold outside and i have find my coat. It makes me fell harboured. "she gathered up the corners of her gown and held them real close because it was cold outside.

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