Kaleidoscope,
Wheel of hope.
Place to start out from,
Although it started long ago,
The world's work has begun.

A hula hope,
A human chain.
To warm our hands,
And find our way,
When all the lights go out.
A raincoat and a French beret.
The rolling hills of past mistakes,
Like quiet under cloud.
And I will long look to the chruning sea,
This call to arms means wrap them,
Around the first person you see.

(Chorus)
Dandelions in bullet holes,
We stand in our civilian clothes,
On blankets laid out on a lawn,
Clouds of rain will all move on.
And when the mist clears we will see,
Both of our names on a marquee,
Across the ocean the same day,
And then washed ashore a block away.

The windwill is waiting for the same thing,
As the slackened sail,
As the core withing like the wind,
Is blowing at the veil.
And I will long go on this inner sight,
This call to arms means hold to it,
And hold tight.

(Chorus)

Ah come on, these streams of light are not so subtle,
All along the ditch signs of like in sinking puddles.

Dandelions in bullet holes,
We stand in our civilian clothes,
On blankets laid out on a lawn,
Clouds of rain will all move on.
And when the mist clears we will see,
All of our names on a marquee,
Across the ocean the same day,
And then washed ashore a block away.


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Dandelions in Bullet Holes song meanings
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    General CommentSimply beautiful.

    I think it's about regrowth after war - all the chaos is gone, love and life can go back to normal, but what happened cannot be forgotten.
    Tenrenon August 26, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHere are the lyrics (including punctuation and capitalization) from the CD jacket:

    Kaleidoscope
    Wheel of hope
    Place to start out from
    Although it started long ago
    the world`s work has begun

    A hula hoop
    a human chain
    to warm our hands
    and find our way
    when all the lights go out
    a raincoat and a French beret
    the rolling hills of past mistakes
    lie quiet under cloud
    and I will long look to the churning sea
    this call to arms means wrap them around
    the first person you see

    Dandelions in bullet holes
    we stand in our civilian clothes
    on blankets laid out on a lawn
    clouds of rain will all move on
    and when the mist clears we will see
    both of our names on a marquee
    across the ocean the same day
    and then washed ashore a block away

    The windmill is waiting for the same thing
    as the slackened sail
    At the core within something like the wind
    is blowing at the veil
    and I will long go on this inner sight
    this call to arms means hold to it
    and hold tight

    Dandelions in bullet holes
    we stand in our civilian clothes
    on blankets laid out on a lawn
    clouds of rain will all move on
    and when the mist clears we will see
    both of our names on a marquee
    across the ocean the same day
    and then washed ashore a block away

    Ah come on, these streams of light are not so subtle
    All along the ditch signs of life in sinking puddles

    Dandelions in bullet holes
    we stand in our civilian clothes
    on blankets laid out on a lawn
    clouds of rain will all move on
    and when the mist clears we will see
    all of our names on a marquee
    across the ocean the same day
    and then washed ashore a block away
    comeonon November 22, 2008   Link

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