General Joy I know I know
you\'ll take me there -
where your boys were left behind

General Joy it seems you need
a soldier girl-
now \'they\' have Liberty gagged

by boat by tram by motorbus
could it be the fates are protecting us
from the Hawks that have stolen the bird from the sky

and I know
you will always love Sorrow
is that why
you gave her dress
to Happiness?
\'cause it matches her eyes
when she cries

General Joy it seems
you don\'t love your Bride
generally you\'re friends
but she is not the love of your life

to dye to perm to change your hair or your wife
the possibilities are there
and it\'s time for you to decide

and I know
you will always love Sorrow
is that why
you gave her dress
to Happiness?
\'cause it matches her eyes
when she cries

General Joy I know I know
you\'ll take me there-
but you\'ll need strength
from within
General Joy it seems you need
a soldier girl-
and a willing coalition

by boat by tram by motorbus
could it be the Hawks are protecting us
from the Men who have now assumed their name

and I know
you will always love Sorrow
is that why
you gave her dress
to Happiness?
\'cause it matches her eyes
when she cries
\'cause it matches her eyes
when she cries




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    General CommentI think this might be a reference to The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood, but I could be wrong. He was a Commander, rather than a General, but his wife was Serena Joy...
    non vintageon January 16, 2008   Link

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