There was a head on collision
At my front door today
One man died
And another man tried to stop it

There was a head on collision
At my front door today
One man died
And another man tried to stop it

I was hanging on the pole
When I saw what happened
I went to tell my ma,
But she was sleeping

I was hanging on the pole
When I saw what happened
Don't take that man away
It was not his fault

Telegraph poles are good for climbing
But don't touch the live wire
At the tip of the barrel
Telegraph poles are good for climbing
But don't touch the live wire
At the tip of the barrel

You know this means everything to me
But I'm not sure if I'll be here tomorrow
You know this means everything to me
But I'm not sure if I'll be here tomorrow

Telegraph poles are good for climbing
But don't touch the live wire
At the tip of the barrel
Telegraph poles are good for climbing
But don't touch the live wire
At the tip of the barrel

There was a head on collision
At my front door today
One man died
And another man tried to stop it


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    General CommentThis is a very early Glen song, written about an actual event at the time of writing on his local housing estate in the Ballymun area of Dublin, and how they made him feel about his own life and mortality.
    niteflite01on November 07, 2007   Link

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