Finger painting pictures
Of this sad existence
Fixed with stitches none the richer
You could never call me poor
Bled out the old me
Family does not know me now
Someone better show me how to live

Now the time is nigh in the night sky
How can you walk away
This is your lifetime
Don't let them break you
Let this torture be exposed
Can you paint me a picture
A portrait of your soul
All the discarded and the broken
All the martyrs and the orphaned
All the soldiers and sovereign
All the sisters of the fallen
There's a bad moon in the rear-view
And a blood sun on the horizon

Lyrics submitted by bornofdesire32, edited by sinrise, DNXFear

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    General CommentInterestingly, the US version of this song is titled "Portraits of the People" but the UK version is "Portraits of the Poor." I wonder if this was intentional. Still trying to find the answer on the intertubes.
    sinriseon June 06, 2014   Link

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