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Mary Gauthier – Brothers lyrics
[Verse 1]
War ripped my baby from my breast
Now my name and rank cover my chest
Twenty-three hours I flew and wept
Twenty-three hours I never slept

Wiped my face, changed my soaking bra
Told my body not to feel at all
Tried to be like you, what must I do
To prove that I'm a brother too?

[Verse 2]
I thought RPGs were fireworks
That's how green I was at first
Blood blistered feet, black and blue
I slid inside my blood filled boots

Seventy-pound pack plus you on my back
Spilled my blood on the road, man I carried my load
Kept you in my view, I'd die for you
Don't that make me a brother too?

[Bridge]
It's okay to cry, that's what you say
But if I do I'm damned anyway
I learned to cry without a sound
'Cause I'm afraid you'll put me down

[Verse 3]
You broke my heart on Veterans Day
Don't you understand the words you say
You raised a flag for the men you serve
What about the women, what do we deserve?

I was just like you when the bullets flew
I had your back, you had mine too
Brothers in arms, your sisters covered you
Don't that make us your brother too?

[Outro]
Say it for me, say it for you
Your sisters are your brothers too

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