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They left with clothes in disarray
and her on the bed 15 that day
they got her drunk
they never apolagized
she kept her mouth shut the way girls should
tried to decide just where she stood
and i was the only one to see the glowing anger in her eyes

i still wonder what went through her mind
think she was sick to death of trying to keep quiet
and she bought a box of matches cause this flame was growing brighter every night
and she took this as a sign

that life was gonna be like this
they get their way you watch it
she's not the first and she's probably not the last
then three more girls talked
killed any doubt that she hasd any choice about
a little light inside that told her it was time to take revenge
and it was almost time

when the first spark flew i'd like to think she smiled and she carried that torch cause the stale smell of

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    General Commenti have this song on a compilation called "NO-FI TRASH". sarge doesnt exist anymore, so if you have trouble finding the cd and you really like this song, you can always buy the comp.
    this song is one of my favorites on that cd. she has a beautiful voice and she actually says something without belting it out in screams or annoying rants. bravo.
    bitterpixieon June 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis girls voice is amazing. i just heard this on the no-fi trash comp. im definately going to have to try and find some of the other stuff by sarge. im a sucker for female vocalists.
    1CompleteIdioton July 07, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is one of the most powerful songs ever.
    punkkillson July 25, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThe lead singer for Sarge, Elizabeth Elmore, is also the lead singer for a band called The Reputation. If you like Sarge, you'll like them. (:
    xbitterfinalkisson October 12, 2004   Link

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