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Lonely are the free
'Cause there ain't that many of them
They don't walk like you and me

They just tumble in the breeze
Lighter than a feather
All together, separately

That's how it's s'posed to be
No matter where they wander
From post to in between,
From here to over yonder,
There's no place for them to land
Lonely are the free

The silent are the strong
Not so much as a whisper
Tells you anything is wrong

You've known all along,
But you can't help but listen
And now the moment's gone.

It keeps you hanging on
Until the stillness signaling
The breaking of the dawn,
Is shattered by the sirens
Singing sacrificial songs

The silent are the strong.

That's all they used to see
A violent shadow passing 'cross
The sun so fleetingly
That if you have to ask you miss it
Anyway you see
Lonely are the free
Lonely are the free



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  • U
    UnregisteredApr 28, 2012 at 6:45 pm
    The life of a soldier; until you have fought for freedom, you truly can't know or see what freedom is; less than 1% of any nation, truly are free, and stand alone in the knowledge of how freedom truly endures.

    Daniel steven townes
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    UnregisteredApr 16, 2012 at 6:54 am
    Lonely are the free poeticly, musically, philosophically states simple truth. Once you attach yourself to some one, some place or some thing to distract you from your loneliness you are obligated and no longer are free.

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