Treasure Island

Frances May

(1991 / Wales, the land of sheep and strange accents)

rip


Another country on the blacklist
a few more broken anarchists
some prisoners added to our jails
starting wars over broken nails

rip away the façade
take a picture of the view

the swallows will migrate south
and we'll go to the moon
forget about the destruction
it'll all be over soon

rip away the façade
take a picture of the view

Big brother's watching
so don't forget to smile
restrained by his false principles
we all will stand on trial

rip away the façade
take a picture of the view

another victory in the history books
millions lost each day
we'll commemorate the dead
leave some poppies where they lay

rip away the façade
take a picture of the view

Submitted: Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Edited: Tuesday, March 10, 2009

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