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I forgot to bring you roses
When you hit the floor
Your nouveau poses
Asking for war
Have you forgot the wall?
I've foreseen it all
We've foreseen it all

Holocaust, you've tasted great fear
How could you just occupy another child's tear?

Don't you all know?
Don't you all care?
Don't you all see how this isn't fair?
Are we all blind? Do we not see?
Do we not bleed?

Faint cries of lost limbs.
Mimes surrounded by mines.
Without warning signs of the great sacrifice.

Holocaust, you've tasted great fear
How could you just occupy another child's tear?

Don't you all know?
Don't you all care?
Don't you all see how this isn't fair?
Are we all blind? Do we not see?
Do we not bend to misery?

Of course we all know
Of course we all care
Of course we all see how this isn't fair
We are not blind. Yes, we do see
It's time to end this misery

It's time to go up to bed
No more sipping on our regret
Tuck the kids in without worry
No more running out in a hurry

No more bombs falling over head
No more sirens predicting death
Yes, it's the two-state solution
No more glaring through oblivion

Asking for war
Have you forgot the wall?
I've foreseen it all
We've foreseen it all

Holocaust, you've tasted great fear
How could you just occupy another child's tear?

Don't you all know?
Don't you all care?
Don't you all see how this isn't fair?
Are we all blind?
Do we not see?
Do we not bend to misery?

Of course we all know
Of course we all care
Of course we all see how this isn't fair
We are not blind. Yes, we do see
It's time to end this misery

It's no mystery...
It's no mystery...



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    UnregisteredSep 4, 2012 at 9:47 pm
    I guess in "holocaust, you've tasted great fear
    How could you just occupy another child's tear? " he's talking about israel and how they occupy palestine and they kill the children, am i right?
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    mohavemikeJul 4, 2012 at 5:24 am
    "the faint cries of lost limbs. Mimes surrounded by mines. Without warning signs of the great sacrifice. " is a stanza taken from the poem "praying for peace" by serj. It can be found in the collectors editions of elect the dead.
  • u
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    UnregisteredAug 17, 2012 at 2:15 am
    The meaning is that there is no stop to war unless the people of the world come to their seances and stop this.
  • u
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    UnregisteredAug 7, 2012 at 8:21 pm
    Is against the war, that forget all that happens in war, my favourite part si when say "no more bombs falling over head
    no more sirens predicting death"
  • u
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    UnregisteredAug 6, 2012 at 10:40 am
    I thing the message is clear here. And this song, like any other songs on harakiri is very powerful. Here is the proof: i tried to sing along, but failed, because i started crying in the middle of the song.

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