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This is not a parable
This isn't a terrible
This is not a terrible thing

Yes he will rhyme that, after, after all he's done today
He has earned his wings
It happened today. Hooray! Hooray!
It happened. Hip, hip, hooray!

We'll leave the allegories to other Bible stories
Out of deference, defiance, and choice
Closing on a promise, after, after all he's done today
They have earned their voice

It happened today. Hooray! Hooray!
It happened. Hip, hip, hooray!

[Prolonged wails of grief and sorrow]



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