"The Ark" as written by and Scott Mcmicken Toby Leaman....
God, he called for rain
So I built a ark, but no rain came
I was ashamed

Man, he called for war

So I built a gun and I joined the corps
But I was unsure

Love, she asked for more
But what I gave only made her poor
I wasn't sure

The dove, she promised land
As she laid the branch right into my hand
There was no land

Oh, what does it mean to be here?
Well, I know because I can and I will
Yes, I know because I can and I will

Oh, what does it mean to be here?
Well, I know because I can and I will

Oh, what does it mean to be here?
Well, I know because I can and I will
Yes, I know because I can and I will


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"The Ark" as written by Toby Leaman Scott Mcmicken

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    General CommentI think this song is about the expectations of life, and the failure of those expectations to be met. Mostly expectations derived from the words and promises of other people.

    God called for rain, so the person built an ark, but nothing came.
    Someone called for war, so the person joined the core, and wasnt sure of the cause.
    A dove called for land, but no land was there.

    I feel after all these failed expectations the man is left to ponder what is the meaning of life? Unfortunately, I think Dr. Dog's answer, at least in this song, is that there really is no great meaning. The meaning of life is that you are here and must make what you can from it. "Well I know cause I can and I will"

    An amazing song, that sounds like it could have come off the Beatles White Album.
    billhilfon November 30, 2008   Link
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    General Commenthahaha. who gives a shit?
    enjoyyourrootson November 16, 2008   Link
  • -2
    General Commentu suck, all u did was copy the lyrics from here:
    songlyrics.com/song-lyrics/Dr_Dog/Fate/The_Ark/…
    terriblyvexedon July 29, 2008   Link

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