Blacklisted incidentally.
Did I choose it or it chose me?
Did I force your hand with my inquiry?
Are you ever going to talk to me?

No one offers evidence,
No one suspects innocence.

You don’t reply conveniently,
I thought I acted admirably.
I admit my mistake,
But I was never on the take.

I know where my sympathies lie.
I know where my sympathy lies.
Buried half-alive in shallow graves,
restless hungry for the light you gave.
And stole away.

(missing verse)

I guess this is my reward,
that we can’t reach some accord.

I know where my sympathies lie.
I know where my sympathy lies.

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    General Commentok,so i havent heard this song,but i know conor oberst's brother matt is in it and i feel bad that no one has commented. i feel like i'd be cheating if i made a comment about the lyrics,though,because i havent even heard the song.
    i figure the band would appreciate it more if instead i said that im sure they're awesome and im asking for their cd for christmas. i do like "i know where my sympathy lies", though
    promisexkepton November 29, 2004   Link

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