Once I thought I knew
Everything I needed to know about you
Your sweet whisper, your tender touch
But I didn't really know that much
The joke's on me, but it's gonna be okay
If I can just get through this lonesome day

Hell's brewin', dark sun's on the rise
This storm'll blow through by and by
House is on fire, viper's in the grass
A little revenge and this too shall pass
This too shall pass, I'm gonna pray
Right now, all I got's this lonesome day

It's alright, it's alright, it's alright

Better ask questions before you shoot
Deceit and betrayal's bitter fruit
It's hard to swallow, come time to pay
That taste on your tongue don't easily slip away

Let kingdom come, I'm gonna find my way
Through this lonesome day

It's alright, it's alright, it's alright
Lonesome day


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    General Comment"Better ask questions before you shoot
    Deceit and betrayal's bitter fruit
    It's hard to swallow, come time to pay
    That taste on your tongue don't easily slip away"

    considering he wrote this at a time when most of the country was searching for an "eye for an eye" with no regard to the consequences of their actions, this was extremely prophetic looking back 8 years down the road
    jbs618on December 10, 2009   Link

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