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[Intro:]
Mi granny seh mi fi sing ova da song yah
(Mi granny seh mi fi sing ova da song yah)
So wah
(Cyan diss mi granny)

Life is like a gamble (di gamble of death)
But it surely ain't nuh game (think is a joke ting) (Oh)
Teacha
Come fi tell a story (teachs)
(Mmmm mmm)
Fi di ghetto youth dem (Oh)
(Awhoeee)

[Verse 1:]
He deals the cards as a meditation
And those he play neva suspect (neva see it coming down)
It doesn't play for the money he wins (life worth more than dat)
It don't play for respect

(Awhoee)
He deals the cards to find the answer (searchin' fi di truth)
Sacred geometry of chance (Jah kno star)
The hidden law of probable outcome (be or not to be)
The numbers lead a dance (teach dem teacha)

[Chorus:]
I know that the spades are the sword of a souljah
I know that the clubs are weapons of war (but a life over death)
I know that diamonds mean money from the start
But that's not the shape of my heart
(Teach dem teacha)

[Verse 2:]
He may play the jack of diamonds

He may lay the queen of spades
He may conceal a king in his hand
While the memory of it fades
(Nuttn nuh last forever, teach dem teacha)

[Chorus:]
I know that the spades are the sword of a souljah
I know that the clubs are weapons of war (but a life over death)
I know that diamonds mean money from the start
But that's not the shape of my heart
(Teach dem teacha)

[Verse 3:]
Girl if I told you that I loved you (man to woman, awhoee)
You'd maybe think there's someting wrong (love yuh so pure)
I'm not the man, of too many faces (keep it real)
The mask I wear is one

We have to live with the decisions, we make in life
Sometimes right and sometimes wrong (anything a anything)
The cards that I play
Tell the story of my life
Notnice mix the song (teach dem teacha)

[Chorus:]
I know that the spades are the sword of a souljah
I know that the clubs are weapons of war (but a life over death)
I know that diamonds mean money from the start
But that's not the shape of my heart
(Teach dem teacha)



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