A man came by this evening, dancing like a puppet on his strings.
He spoke of engineering. It's obvious he's never built a thing!
I finally shook my head and said,
"Men like you can't build your peace."

His personality, while charming, still betrayed an air of confidence
inconsistent with 'criminal' political dissent. I had to smile and think awhile.
I finally shook my head and said,
"Men like you can't fake your peace."

A man came by this evening, he spoke about my future in this place.
I had to smile and think awhile.
I finally shook my head and said,
"Men like you can't make your peace."


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Alma Ata (1928) song meanings
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    General CommentThis song is about Stalin and the rest of the Soviet Communist party expelling Trotsky, exiling him and his family to Alma Ata, or Kazahkstan.
    tylerzx2002on February 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOops. I was thinking Bad Party. Sorry. This song is only about him being exiled to Alma Ata.
    tylerzx2002on February 26, 2007   Link

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