"Bless This Mess" as written by and David Shannon Bazan....
God bless the man who stumbles
God bless the man who falls
God bless the man who yields to temptation

God bless the woman who suffers
God bless the woman who weeps
God bless the children trying her patients

Trouble getting over it
Is what you're in for
So pour yourself another
'Cause it'll take a steady pair of hands

Holy or unholy ghost
Well now I can't tell, but either way you cut it
You should get some distance if you plan to take a stand

God bless the house divided
God bless the weeds in the wheat
God bless the lamp hid under a bushel

I discovered hell to be the poison in the well
So I tried to warn the others of the curse
But then my body turned on me
I dreamt that for eternity
My family would burn
Then I awoke with a wicked thirst

By my baby's yellow bed I kissed her forehead and rubbed her little tummy
Wondered if she'd soon despise the smell of the booze on my breath like her mom
And it makes me want to be a better man
After another drink

God bless the man at the crossroads
God bless the woman who still can't sleep
God bless the history that doesn't repeat


Lyrics submitted by windowbird

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    General CommentWell this isn't right.



    God bless the man who stumbles
    God bless the man who falls
    God bless the man who yields to temptation

    God bless the woman who suffers
    God bless the woman who weeps
    God bless the children trying her patience

    Trouble getting over it is what you're in for
    so pour yourself another
    'cause it'll take a steady pair of hands

    Holy or unholy ghost
    Well why I can't tell but either way you cut it
    You should get some distance if you plan to take a stand

    God bless the house divided
    God bless the weeds in the wheat
    God bless the lamp lit under a bushel

    I discovered Hell to be the poison in the well
    so I tried to warn the others of the curse
    but then my body turned on me
    I dreamt that for eternity
    my family would burn. Then I awoke
    with a wicked thirst.

    by my baby's yellow bed
    I kissed her forehead and rubbed her little tummy
    wondering if she'd soon despise the smell
    of the booze on my breath like her mom
    through a darkened mirror I have seen my own reflection
    and it makes me want to be a better man
    after another drink.

    God bless the man at the crossroads
    God bless the woman who still can't sleep
    God bless the history that doesn't repeat.
    curbyourentropyon August 04, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI know, as soon as i submitted it I realized it was the wrong title. I couldn't edit until now.
    Fixed :)
    windowbirdon August 05, 2009   Link
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    General CommentOther than this line:
    Well now I can't tell, but either way you cut it

    The version in the comments is correct.
    kris10son October 06, 2010   Link

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