For the days to come watch out
They're taking everything we die for
Like the freedom from this world's disorder
What did they murder you for?

Born in gray eyes up but heads bowed
Our comrades songs heard at Stonewall loud
For every day we'll fight our way through
Or we'll drown in all our past mistakes

Searching not waiting for our reaction
Don't let them tell you what you cannot be

All the silent nights you thought
The space between you and the mirror
Telling all the things you couldn't tell us
So afraid the world won't listen

And the ministers fill up the skies
Preying on our fears and lies
Still love is the last thing we've got left to lose
Our we'll drown in all our past mistakes

Searching not waiting for our reaction
Don't let them tell you what you cannot be
Searching no longer for our reaction
Don't let them tell you who you cannot love

For all this you wanted
Don't fall
Names of the fallen in the wall
Live on
We'll fight them down with all our pride
Don't let them tell you who you cannot love


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    General CommentJust saw Strike Anywhere at JMU this past weekend (9/29). Thomas talked about this song - he said (and I'm trying to quote him as closely as possible) it was for "all our friends, brothers, sisters, everyone who is gay or living in the closet, living in such a hostile environment." He went on to discuss the fear and hated propagated by religious and political leaders (hence the line "the ministers fill up the skies / preying on our fears and lies") and that one thing that can't be taken away from you is your love. I'm straight, but it almost all brought me to tears. The poetic, powerful and passionate music and lyrics that this band gives to us all is empowering and inspirational, and I'm so thankful that there are bands like Strike Anywhere that use the power of music to communicate such intelligent, thoughtful and positive messages of hope, strength, love and empowerment.
    fuzzy dunlopon October 04, 2007   Link
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    General Commentdude i was at that same concert, at guzman's bar. hell yea.
    Largemarge6on March 04, 2008   Link

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