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Dogwood - by Daniel L. Tracy

you think you can destroy me
with your addition of inhibition
but you can't stop me
top me
drop me
because of the clothes I wear
the dreams I share
or the cross I bear

I know a thing or two about crosses
the way two lines intercept one another

Dogwood

Would you spare a dime or two
to hear my tale?
Because I have nails
and scars in my wrists and feet
from where I've been beat

Do you hear my beat
meet the feat of my defiance
of your compliance
to the standard

Institution

Institutes that desensitize the destitute, prostitute the restitution
and objectify the resolution

It's time to revolutionize
the lines that cross
our hearts before we die

And if I lie before I wake
I pray to the Lord my soul's not fake
I'm not sure if I can take
this silence anymore

Silence and apathy are
a universal rehearsal for the
war to come

Good God, look what we've begun

Behind the lines of silence
lies the place where red rivers run

It's time we crossed the lines

Evolution is the solution to
our pollution
And I defy the illusion of collusion
with your forces
distorted
contorted
I'll lie down and die
before I ride out the high night
on your blood tied

Blood tithe
Dogwood

I'll keep my
revolution
evolution
resolution
in my dreams
and pray I die before I wake


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The following comments are for "Dogwood"
by MKMINION

MKMINION
reminds me of some stuff i used to write, a little, and of Tool, just with a bit more wit.

a bit too rhymey in places, but overall, i dig this.

( Posted by: verve [Member] On: July 21, 2002 )





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